Earthquakes in TajikistanIn Tajikistan there are partly large earthquakes with strengths of more than 7.0, which cause damages within a radius of over 100 kilometers. Measured by the size of the country, earthquakes occur above average, but not excessively often.
Since 1950 more than 380 people have been killed by direct consequences of earthquakes.
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Most recent eventsThis list includes the strongest earthquakes recorded in or around Tajikistan by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in the past 14 days. Whether an event is listed here depends largely on its magnitude, but also on its distance from inhabited areas. All data refer to the local time. This page is updated daily at 11am UTC.
- May 5, 9:59 pmMagnitude 4.3: 41 km southwest of Ashk?sham, Afghanistan at a depth of 140.42 km.
- May 5, 5:05 amMagnitude 5.0: 16 km east of Khorugh at a depth of 108.73 km.
- May 15, 12:48 amMagnitude 4.5: 89 km northeast of Kashgar, China at a depth of 10 km.
- May 12, 3:27 pmMagnitude 5.4: 26 km west-southwest of Boysun, Uzbekistan at a depth of 10 km.
Earthquakes in Tajikistan since 1950The strongest earthquake in Tajikistan happened on 12/07/2015 in the region Tajikistan with a magnitude of 7.2 on the Richter scale. The shifting of tectonic plates in a depth of 35 km resulted in 2 deaths.
|07/10/2021||Rasht; Tojikobod||16 km||5.8||5|
|02/12/2021||Haripur; Tajikistan||91 km||5.9||1|
|05/03/2017||Osh, Batken||38 km||6.0||0|
|07/21/2007||Rasht, Asht||13 km||5.2||12|
|08/18/2006||Dushanbe (Stalinabad)||49 km||4.7||0|
|04/12/2002||Do Abi-Nahrin||23 km||5.9||50|
|03/25/1990||Pamir Mountains||18 km||6.3||0|
|01/22/1989||Sharora, Gissar||7 km||5.3||274|
|09/25/1988||Roshtkala, Khorog||14 km||5.0||0|
|10/13/1985||Kaptolyuk, Kayrakkum, Gafurov||51 km||5.9||29|
|10/26/1984||Dzhirgatal, Garm||21 km||6.1||0|
|02/26/1983||Garm, Khazora||49 km||5.2||0|
|07/11/1980||Shurab, Nefteabad||26 km||5.2||0|
These statistics are based on datas from the National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS): Significant Earthquake Database. doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K. Several data have been summarized and translated.