Kyrgyztan – M 5.2 – Dangerous shallow earthquake near the Tajikistan border

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Earthquake Report comment :
A moderate but dangerous shallow earthquake occurred near Sarigon in the border area of Kyrgyztan and Tajikistan
As the earthquake occurred at 11 PM in a remote mountainous area of the country, it can easily last more than 12 hours before additional details are published.

Most important Earthquake Data:
Friday, August 20, 2010 at 10:57:15 PM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 10 km
Geo-location(s) :
119 km (74 miles) WSW (250°) from Sary-Tash, Kyrgyzstan
153 km (95 miles) SSE (148°) from Quqon (Kokand), Uzbekistan
273 km (170 miles) ENE (71°) from DUSHANBE, Tajikistan

Links to important maps
USGS Did You Feel It Map
Google satellite map of the area showing the kind of terrain the earthquake took place
USGS historic earthquakes map

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