Articles tagged "tajikistan"

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Deadly floods and mudslides hit Tajikistan

At least 12 people have died after heavy rain caused severe floods and mudslides in Tajikistan's Sughd Region on July 19, 2021. According to the country's Committee of Emergency Situations, two people died, 15 homes and 3 km (1.8 miles) of roads were damaged...

July 22, 2021

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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...

July 10, 2021

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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)....

December 07, 2015


Anthrax spreading over northern regions of Tajikistan

According to media reports anthrax virus is spreading over northern regions of Tajikistan. On July 16, 2013, 2 cases of infections were confirmed in Bobojonghfur district of Tajik Sogdiysk region. Measures to prevent the the spread of this infectious disease

July 18, 2013

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Strong earthquake hit Tajikistan

Strong earthquake occurred in mountain region in Tajikistan on  May 12, 2012 at 23:28:43 UTC (04:28:43 AM local time - it was the Tajik night at the moment of earthquake).  Tavildara, a village with approx. 500 inhabitants is at a distance of 10 km from the

May 13, 2012


Sudden downhill slide of Tajikistan's Medvezhiy Glacier raised concern about outburst flood

In the early summer of 2011, the Medvezhiy Glacier in Tajikistan slid abruptly down its valley and for greater distance than it has in at least 22 years. The sudden downhill slide of the glacier raised concern among glaciologists and emergency management groups about a

July 30, 2011


M6.1 earthquake hits Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan border claiming lives

An extremely dangerous, shallow earthquake occurred in the border region of Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan at 19:35 UTC on July 19, 2011. At least 14 people have been killed. SUMMARY 21/07-08:30 UTC :13 killed in Uzbekistan with 86 injured (35 hospitalized).0...

July 21, 2011