M 5.7 in Tajikistan on 12 May 2012 23:28 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: Km
Lat/Lon: 38.6582 , 70.4138
Event Date: 12 May 2012 23:28 UTC
Exposed Population: 667520 people within 100km
Source: NEIC usb0009nsb
Inserted at: 12 May 2012 23:47 UTC

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
116881 0.75 12 May 2012 23:28 5.7M, 10km N/A 670 thousand 00:18 NEIC

Earthquake impact details: population near epicentre

The earthquake happened in Tajikistan , Region of Dushanbe. The nearest places are Talbar, Yezgan, Tavildara, Kalay-Khodzha, Chil-Dara, Kalay-Khusayen, Degi-Mulla, Kuranch, Dashti-Angara, Dzhur, and Khevaj.

Radius Population
100 km 660000 people
75 km 410000 people
50 km 140000 people
20 km 9000 people
10 km 3800 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Dushanbe Tajikistan -
Kulyab Tajikistan -

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Talbar Tajikistan Village5 - 7 km
Yezgan Tajikistan Village5 - 7 km
Tavildara Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 13 km
Kalay-Khodzha Khatlon Tajikistan Village6 - 16 km
Chil-Dara Tajikistan Village6 - 17 km
Kalay-Khusayen Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village6 - 22 km
Degi-Mulla Tajikistan Village6 - 25 km
Kuranch Tajikistan Village6 - 25 km
Dashti-Angara Tajikistan Village6 - 30 km
Dzhur Tajikistan Village5 - 31 km
Siyakopa Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 31 km
Rabot Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village6 - 35 km
Padkinov Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 37 km
Chumdon Tajikistan Village6 - 37 km
Gun-Dara-Bolo Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village6 - 37 km
Darvaz Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village6 - 39 km
Dashtiyeri Khatlon Tajikistan Village6 - 39 km
Chishun Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village6 - 39 km
Navdonek Tajikistan Village5 - 40 km
Il'govar Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 40 km
Garm Tajikistan Village5 10000 people 41 km
Dara-Khurdak Khatlon Tajikistan Village6 - 43 km
Zangerya Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 43 km
Khosh-Ob Khatlon Tajikistan Village6 - 43 km
Kevron Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 45 km
Novabad Tajikistan Village5 - 45 km
Kalanak Tajikistan Village5 - 45 km
Komsomalabad Tajikistan Village5 - 46 km
Shouli Tajikistan Village6 - 47 km
Argankun Tajikistan Village6 - 47 km
Kshindara Poyën Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 47 km
Jarf Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 49 km
Beydakho Khatlon Tajikistan Village6 - 50 km
Gring Khatlon Tajikistan Village6 - 52 km
Mina Do Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 53 km
Buzan Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 53 km
Sary-Khasor Khatlon Tajikistan Village6 - 54 km
Darae Jaway Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 56 km
Lakhiti Khatlon Tajikistan Village6 - 56 km
Barou Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village6 - 57 km
Alisurkhon Tajikistan Village6 - 57 km
Arzanion Khatlon Tajikistan Village6 - 58 km
Deg-Danak Tajikistan Village5 - 59 km
Gysh Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 60 km
Mahmai Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 61 km
Khosfav Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 61 km
Du-Oba Tajikistan Village6 - 61 km
Zuriok Tajikistan Village6 - 62 km
Obigarm Tajikistan Village5 9900 people 62 km
Ab Darrah Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 62 km
Kalai-Lyabi-Ob Tajikistan Village5 - 62 km
Lodzhirk Tajikistan Village6 - 63 km
Dashmandy Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 63 km
Vod Ab Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 63 km
Tadzhikabad Tajikistan Village5 - 64 km
Dekhi-Poyen Tajikistan Village6 - 66 km
Gashion Tajikistan Village6 - 67 km
Aghram Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 68 km
Satalmush Khatlon Tajikistan Village6 - 68 km
Muminabad Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 70 km
Khevaj Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 70 km

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Garm 1402 0 41 km
Kalai-Khumb 1500 0 42 km
Komsomolabad 1204 0 44 km
Darwaz DAZ 1600 0 46 km
Khovaling 1524 0 50 km
Tadzhikabad 1597 0 66 km
Kuran O Munjan KUR unknown 0 68 km
Muminabad 1288 0 72 km
Khwahan KWH unknown 0 88 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Rogun Vakhsh -99 48 km
Muninabad Obi-Surkh 1965 72 km

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