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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Tajikistan-Xinjiang Border Region on Saturday, 30 May 2015

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Tajikistan-Xinjiang Border Region on Saturday, 30 May 2015

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Tajikistan-Xinjiang Border Region on Saturday, 30 May 2015
30 May 20:44 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 8 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 93.0 à 10.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 30 May 2015 20:36 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.4°N / 73.11°E (Tadjikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km NW de Murghob (pop: 10,800)
170 km NE de Khorugh (pop: 30,000)
176 km NE de Khandūd (pop: 5,500)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 30 May 20:36 UTCM 5.5 / 10 kmTajikistan-Xinjiang Border RegionGFZ
Sat, 30 May 20:36 UTCM 5.4 / 106.9 km78km SW of Karakul, TajikistanUSGS
Sat, 30 May 20:36 UTCM 5.4 / 116 km TAJIKISTANEMSC

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (modified Mercalli) scale.
islamabad / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kleppe / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)

Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake: Tajikistan-Xinjiang Border Region, 30 May 2015 20h36

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Tajikistan-Xinjiang Border Region on Saturday, 30 May 2015
 

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