Shallow M5.8 earthquake hits Tajikistan, claiming at least 5 lives

Shallow M5.8 earthquake hits Tajikistan, claiming at least 5 lives

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.8 hit eastern Tajikistan at 02:14 UTC (07:14 LT) on July 10, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 16.6 km (10.3 miles). EMSC and the Tajik Academy of Sciences report M5.9 at a depth of 10 km (6.2…

Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits China, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan

Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits China, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit Xinjiang, China, on the border with Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, at 14:24 UTC on November 25, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 12 km (7.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 10 km (6.2…

Very strong and shallow M7.2 earthquake hits Tajikistan

Very strong and shallow M7.2 earthquake hits Tajikistan

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by USGS as M7.2 hit sparsely populated mountainous area of Tajikistan at 07:50 UTC on December 7, 2015. The agency is reporting depth of 28.7 km (17.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.2 at a depth of 30 km (18.64 miles)….