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

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 116881
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
Inserted at: 02 Feb 2017 13:10 UTC


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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 286 | About casualties: 7 | Last hour: 0

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(PR-inside.com) Despite Slovenias relative lack of prominence in the global oil and gas industry, the latest Slovenia Oil & Gas Report comes at a time when the countrys tight gas potential is increasingly being recognised by explorers. Slov
Slovakia Oil and Gas Report Q4 2011 - new market research report publi ... Thu, 07 Jun 2012 08:54:00 +0200.

(PR-inside.com) This latest Slovakia Oil & Gas Report sees the country remaining a minor oil producer over the coming years, while adding modestly to oil demand. Slovakian oil production should rise slightly from 4,270 barrels per day (b/d)
Huge Japan tsunami dock washes up on US beachThu, 07 Jun 2012 08:44:00 +0200.

A huge floating dock cast adrift by Japan's killer tsunami has washed up on an Oregon beach, believed to be the biggest pieces of flotsam to make landfall on the US West Coast so far.

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),