Earthquakes in Uzbekistan

In Uzbekistan there are partly large earthquakes with strengths of more than 7.0, which cause damages within a radius of over 100 kilometers. Measured against the size of the country, earthquakes occur very rarely.

24 people died since 1950 by direct consequences of earthquakes.

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Earthquakes in Uzbekistan since 1950

The strongest earthquake in Uzbekistan happened on 04/08/1976 in the region Gazli with a magnitude of 7.0 on the Richter scale.
DateRegionDepthMagnitudeDeathsTotal damage
07/19/2011Fargona, Violyati43 km6.114
03/19/1984Gazli38 km7.00
11/01/1978Andizhan; Tajikistan (Dushanbe)28 km6.80
05/17/1976Gazli, Bukhara40 km7.00
04/08/1976Gazli27 km7.00
04/26/1966Tashkent 0.010

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.

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