M 5.7 in Tajikistan on 12 May 2012 23:28 UTC
EQ parameters
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
13 May 2012 04:28 Local
Exposed Population: About 1000 people in MMI VI
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.

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 episode that has the last updated information.
* 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 , 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 -

Affected populated places

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

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Critical infrastructure

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

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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