lunes, 26 de junio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (5M,depth:10km) in Tajikistan at 6/26/2017 4:11:39 AM

Green Earthquake in Tajikistan

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Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km
  • 26 Jun 2017 04:11:39 UTC
  • 378918 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

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Earthquake Event

Characteristics

  • Magnitude: 5 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 38.7424, 70.779
  • Time (UTC): 26 Jun 2017 04:11:39
  • Time (ECT): 26 Jun 2017 06:11:39

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inTajikistan, Region of Dushanbe. The nearest places are Gun-Dara-Bolo (3km), Dzhur (7km), Kalay-Khusayen (11km), Chishun (14km), Argankun (14km), and 4 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected. The nearest hydrodams are Rogun (75km).

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Darwaz (34km), and Kalai-Khumb (33km). There are no known ports nearby.

The maximum altitude nearby is 6300m. The area has steep slopes (up to 90 percent) and may be susceptible to landslides.

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 210000 people 12
50 km 120000 people 15
20 km 21000 people 17
10 km 4800 people 15

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