Green earthquake alert (4.6M,depth:6.4km) in Tajikistan at 1/15/2017 1:18:10 PM

By Newsroom America Feeds at 15 Jan 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System Green Earthquake in Tajikistan

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

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

Earthquake Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:6.4km15 Jan 2017 13:18:10 UTC416607 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event Characteristics Magnitude: 4.6 MDepth: 6.4 km (very shallow)Source: NEIC Location (latitude/longitude): 38.9013, 70.6915Time (UTC): 15 Jan 2017 13:18:10Time (ECT): 15 Jan 2017 14:18:10 Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inTajikistan, Region of Dushanbe. The nearest places are Dzhur (10km), Argankun (17km), Gun-Dara-Bolo (18km), Degi-Mulla (21km), Kalay-Khusayen (22km), and 41 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Tadzhikabad (29km), Garm (38km), Kalai-Khumb (50km), Darwaz (51km), Dzhirgatal (58km), and 3 more. There are no known ports nearby.

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2) 75 km 280000 people 15 50 km 140000 people 18 20 km 14000 people 11 10 km <1000 people 0


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