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 370 people have been killed by direct consequences of earthquakes.
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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.
|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.