M 5.8 in Tajikistan on 10 Jul 2021 02:14 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 1276602
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 16.64 Km
Lat/Lon: 38.9587 , 70.5722
Event Date: 10 Jul 2021 02:14 UTC
10 Jul 2021 07:14 Local
Exposed Population: About 8000 people in MMI VI
570000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 10 Jul 2021 02:33 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.5 (Afghanistan)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Afghanistan= 7.5; Tajikistan= 5.1; Kyrgyzstan= 4.5

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.5 0.5
us6000etys Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.29  
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Tajikistan - Earthquake (ECHO 12 Jul 2021)Mon, 12 Jul 2021 15:07

  • An earthquake of 5.8 M at a depth of 17 km occurred on 10 July at 2.14 UTC (7.14 local time) in the Tojikobod District (eastern-central Tajikistan). The epicentre was located approximately 14 km southeast of Kalanak Town (Rasht District) and 38 km east-southeast of Navobod village (Rasht District).
  • Two aftershocks of 4.6 M have been recorded in the area, as reported by USGS. According to USGS PAGER, up to 5,000 people were exposed to strong shaking.
  • The National Information Agency of Tajikistan (NIAT) reports, at least five fatalities in Bustoni village (Tojikobod District) and almost 20  damaged houses across Rasht District.
  • The authorities provided temporary accommodation, first aid and hot meals for the affected families.
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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An earthquake of 5.8 M at a depth of 17 km occurred on 10 July at 2.14 UTC (7.14 local time) in the Tojikobod District (eastern-central Tajikistan). The epicentre was located approximately 14 km southeast of Kalanak Town (Rasht District) an
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Azerbaijani MFA extends condolences to Tajikistan, following deadly ea ... 2021-07-11T09:40+0200.

By Trend The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan expressed condolences to Tajikistan in connection with the death of citizens as a result of the earthquake, reports. "We are deeply saddened by the news of the earthquake that took p
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),