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
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.

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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 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 ,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 Village - 7 km
Yezgan Tajikistan Village - 7 km
Tavildara Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village - 13 km
Siyakopa Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 31 km
Dzhur Tajikistan Village - 31 km
Padkinov Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village - 37 km
Navdonek Tajikistan Village - 40 km
Il'govar Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village - 40 km
Garm Tajikistan Village 10000 people 41 km
Kevron Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village - 45 km
Novabad Tajikistan Village - 45 km
Kalanak Tajikistan Village - 45 km
Komsomalabad Tajikistan Village - 46 km
Kshindara Poyën Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 47 km
Deg-Danak Tajikistan Village - 59 km
Gysh Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 60 km
Khosfav Badakhshan Afghanistan Village - 61 km
Obigarm Tajikistan Village 9900 people 62 km
Ab Darrah Badakhshan Afghanistan Village - 62 km
Kalai-Lyabi-Ob Tajikistan Village - 62 km
Dashmandy Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 63 km
Vod Ab Badakhshan Afghanistan Village - 63 km
Tadzhikabad Tajikistan Village - 64 km
Muminabad Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 70 km
Sangvor Tajikistan Village - 72 km
Kalaynay Tajikistan Village - 73 km
Khanabad Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 76 km
Murza-Khan Tajikistan Village - 77 km
Khocharki Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 77 km
Gurdara Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 80 km
Kipkak Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 81 km
Lyakhsh Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village - 83 km
Kisht-Poyon Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 84 km
Kosatarosh Tajikistan Village - 85 km
Kangurt Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 90 km
Devona Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 92 km
Khodzhimard Tajikistan Village - 96 km
Gilot Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 99 km
Kulyab Khatlon Tajikistan City - 100 km
Pushin Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 100 km
Zulum-Abad Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 100 km
Dzheraylik Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 106 km
Ul'bek Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 109 km
Kaduchi Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 110 km
Dzharapkul' Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 112 km
Dangara Khatlon Tajikistan Village 22000 people 113 km
Tangan Tajikistan Village - 117 km
Imeni Vase Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 117 km
Ordzhonikidzeabad Tajikistan City - 123 km
Pingan Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 123 km
Ak-Mazar Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 131 km
Yangi Qal Ei Takhar Afghanistan Village - 150 km
Parkhar Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 158 km
Aral Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 161 km
Bustonkala Khatlon Tajikistan Village 4000 people 166 km
Kurgan-Tyube Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 170 km
Vakhshstroy Khatlon Tajikistan Village - 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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