Orange alert: earthquake M 5.6 in Tajikistan on 3/29/2018 10:54:12 PM

By Newsroom America Feeds at 29 Mar 2018

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 5.6 in Tajikistan on 29 Mar 2018 22:54 UTC

GDACS Alert based on "Earthquake Parameter" alerting model

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

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

Earthquake Magnitude: M5.6Depth: 3.62 KmEvent Date UTC: 29 Mar 2018 22:54Exposed Population: 1640000 people within 100km

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

See the GDACS website for live news coverage (including OCHA Situation Reports), the full earthquake report

For information on emergency response, please consult the GDACS Virtual OSOCC.

Earthquake Event Impact Details

The earthquake happened inTajikistan, Region of Dushanbe. The nearest places are Khosh-Ob (8km), Beydakho (9km), Dashti-Angara (11km), Komsomalabad (13km), Chumdon (20km), and 52 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Komsomolabad (13km), Garm (40km), Khovaling (42km), Muminabad (72km), Sovetskiy / Kulyab (80km), and 10 more. There are no known ports nearby.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2) Affected with damage 75 km 610000 people 34 50 km 250000 people 32 20 km 61000 people 49 Likely 10 km 7900 people 25 Very likely


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