An earthquake has occurred in the Samarkand region

    In focus 6 May 2024 1206

    Today, on May 6, at 10:41 a.m. local time, an earthquake occurred on the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The epicenter was located in the Surgut district of the Samarkand region.

    According to the Republican Center for Seismic Forecasting Monitoring of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the coordinates of the earthquake are: 39.32 degrees’ north latitude; 67.46 degrees’ east longitude. Magnitude M =4. Depth 10 km. The distance from the epicenter to Tashkent is 263 km in a south-westerly direction.

    The strength of tremors in Uzbekistan:

    • Urgut district: 2-3 points, 29 km.
    • Taylak district: 2 points, 38 km.
    • Kitab district: 2 points, 38 km.
    • Bulungur district: 2 points, 45 km.
    • Shakhrisabz district: 2 points, 47 km.
    • Samarkand region: 2 points, 51 km.