M 5.8 in Tajikistan on 22 Mar 2023 20:07 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1366178
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Glide number: EQ-2023-000043-TJK
Depth: 11.96 Km
Lat/Lon: 39.381 , 69.8764
Event Date: 22 Mar 2023 20:07 UTC
23 Mar 2023 01:07 Local
Exposed Population: 2 thousand (in MMI>=VII)
Inserted at: 28 Mar 2023 16:37 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
5.1 (Tajikistan)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Tajikistan= 5.1; Kyrgyzstan= 4.5


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GDACS score
NEIC 0.7 0.7
us7000jm0r Scaled population (raster) 1.95  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),