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Mild tremors felt in Uzbekistan as 5.5 magnitude earthquake jolted Tajikistan

Mild tremors were felt in Uzbekistan on July 4 at 14:52, after an earthquake of magnitude 5.5 jolted Tajikistan, the Republican Center for Seismic Prognostic Monitoring under the Ministry of Emergency Situations said.

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According to the RCSPM, the depth of the quake was 10 km, coordinates: 38.92 degrees north latitude; 70.99 degrees east longitude.

The distance from the epicenter to Tashkent is 301 km in a southeast direction.

The strength of tremors in Uzbekistan:

• Tashkent: 301 km, 3 points.
• Namangan: 238 km, 3 points.
• Andijan: 237 km, 3 points.
• Fergana: 146 km, 4 points.
• Gulistan: 257 km, 3 points.
• Jizzakh: 301 km, 3 points.
• Samarkand: 356 km, 3 points.
• Bukhara: 572 km, 2 points.
• Termez: 376 km, 3 points.
• Karshi: 450 km, 2 points.
• Navoi: 498 km, 2 points.

“In other regions of Uzbekistan, seismic activity was not felt. Information about the casualties and injuries was not reported,” the Ministry of Emergency Situations noted.

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