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M 5 in Tajikistan on 06 May 2017 07:15 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 5.0M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 06 May 2017 07:15 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 798719 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 06 May 2017 07:36 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10008q1f (neicid)

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5.0 – 6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Tajikistan again
Fri, 05 May 2017 11:38:00 +0200   khovar-en (en)

A 5.0 – 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Lakhsh district of Tajikistan, the press service of the Committee on Emergency Situations told Khovar. “According to the Geophysics Service of the Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan, tremors were registered at 10:09 am local time,” the spokesperson said.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (64), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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