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

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: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 38.6582 , 70.4138
Event Date: 12 May 2012 23:28 UTC
Exposed Population: 660000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC usb0009nsb
Inserted at: 02 Feb 2017 13:10 UTC

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0.7 0.7
usb0009nsb Scaled population (vector) n.a  
  C1 earthquake n.a  
  C2 earthquake n.a  
  Country Vulnerability n.a  
  INFORM_normalised n.a  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
116881 0.7 12 May 2012 23:28 5.7M, 10km 6.2 670 thousand 1726d 13:41 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Tajikistan ,of Dushanbe (population -99,999) . The alertlevel for this event is Green

Intensity Population
1800 people
18000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 116881 0/0 N/A N/A N/A 21 Feb 2018 13:09 2110d 13:40 (new episode)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Dushanbe Tajikistan 1300 people
Kulyab Tajikistan <1000 people
Dushanbe Tajikistan 16000 people
Kulyab Tajikistan 1600 people
Dushanbe Tajikistan 1.1 million people
Kulyab Tajikistan 940000 people
Badakhshan Afghanistan 110000 people
Khudzhand Tajikistan <1000 people
Kurgan Tyube Tajikistan 400000 people
Takhar Afghanistan 72000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity 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
Siyakopa Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 31 km
Dzhur Tajikistan Village5 - 31 km
Padkinov Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 37 km
Navdonek Tajikistan Village5 - 40 km
Il'govar Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 40 km
Garm Tajikistan Village5 10000 people 41 km
Kevron Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 45 km
Novabad Tajikistan Village5 - 45 km
Kalanak Tajikistan Village5 - 45 km
Komsomalabad Tajikistan Village5 - 46 km
Kshindara Poyën Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 47 km
Deg-Danak Tajikistan Village5 - 59 km
Gysh Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 60 km
Khosfav Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 61 km
Obigarm Tajikistan Village5 9900 people 62 km
Ab Darrah Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 62 km
Kalai-Lyabi-Ob Tajikistan Village5 - 62 km
Dashmandy Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 63 km
Vod Ab Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 63 km
Tadzhikabad Tajikistan Village5 - 64 km
Muminabad Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 70 km
Sangvor Tajikistan Village5 - 72 km
Kalaynay Tajikistan Village4 - 73 km
Khanabad Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 76 km
Murza-Khan Tajikistan Village5 - 77 km
Khocharki Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 77 km
Gurdara Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 80 km
Kipkak Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 81 km
Lyakhsh Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 83 km
Kisht-Poyon Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 84 km
Kosatarosh Tajikistan Village5 - 85 km
Kangurt Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 90 km
Devona Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 92 km
Khodzhimard Tajikistan Village5 - 96 km
Gilot Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 99 km
Kulyab Khatlon Tajikistan City - 100 km
Pushin Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 100 km
Zulum-Abad Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 100 km
Dzheraylik Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 106 km
Ul'bek Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 109 km
Kaduchi Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 110 km
Dzharapkul' Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 112 km
Dangara Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 22000 people 113 km
Tangan Tajikistan Village5 - 117 km
Imeni Vase Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 117 km
Ordzhonikidzeabad Tajikistan City - 123 km
Pingan Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 123 km
Ak-Mazar Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 131 km
Yangi Qal Ei Takhar Afghanistan Village4 - 150 km
Parkhar Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 158 km
Aral Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 161 km
Bustonkala Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 4000 people 166 km
Kurgan-Tyube Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 170 km
Vakhshstroy Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 173 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Garm 1402 0
Kalai-Khumb 1500 0
Komsomolabad 1204 0
Darwaz DAZ 1600 0
Khovaling 1524 0
Tadzhikabad 1597 0
Kuran O Munjan KUR unknown 0
Muminabad 1288 0
Khwahan KWH unknown 0
Kulyab North 668 0
Pushion Poyen 680 0
Sovetskiy / Kulyab 700 0
Kulyab 600 0
Kaduchi Moina 594 0
Dangara 649 0
Moskovskiy / Pyandzh 467 0
Moskovskiy / Pyandzh Southwest 274 0
Dushanbe DYU 768 Civ. Paved Yes 10100
Kuybyshevskiy 305 0
Parkhar South 441 0
Kurgan Tyube North 444 0
Kyzylkala 305 0
Zargar 305 0

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year
Rogun Vakhsh -99
Muninabad Obi-Surkh 1965

More information

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