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M 5.7 in Tajikistan on 12 May 2012 23:28 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Earthquake event

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  • Magnitude: 5.7 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC usb0009nsb
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 38.6582, 70.4138
  • Time (UTC): 12 May 2012 23:28:43
  • Time (ECT): 13 May 2012 01:28:43

Event time line

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IDAlertScore DateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
116881 0.75

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 116881
1 realtime 2017-02-04 19:07:44 670 thousand 0
  Earthquake 173647
0.75 realtime 2017-02-17 12:52:46 670 thousand 9 thousand 0
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12 May 2012 23:28 5.7M, 10km N/A 670 thousand 00:18 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

Population

Population near epicenter
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

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.

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Dushanbe Tajikistan -
Kulyab Tajikistan -

Affected Populated Places

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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

Critical infrastructure

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

Nearby and affected 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

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