Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - Tajikistan on Monday, 7 December 2015

Major magnitude. 7.2 earthquake - Tajikistan on Monday, 7 December 2015 at 07:50 (GMT)

Major magnitude. 7.2 earthquake  - Tajikistan on Monday, 7 December 2015 at 07:50 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake at 11 km depth

7 Dec 07:58 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 30.0 to 11.0 km.
Date & time: 7 Dec 2015 07:50:04 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 7.2
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.12°N / 72.93°E (Tajikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (56 mi) W of Murghob (Murghab) (pop: 10,800)
140 km (87 mi) ENE of Khorugh (Nohijai Şuƣnon) (pop: 30,000)
194 km (120 mi) NE of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim) (pop: 26,000)
244 km (152 mi) ESE of Rasht (pop: 10,800)
277 km (172 mi) E of Kŭlob (pop: 78,800)
299 km (186 mi) SE of Isfara (pop: 37,700)
522 km (325 mi) NE of Kabul (Afghanistan) (pop: 3,043,500)
741 km (461 mi) N of Lahore (Pakistan) (pop: 6,310,900)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1015 joules (1106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 59.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 7.211 kmTajikistanGFZ
M 7.230 km TAJIKISTANEMSC
M 7.226 km- 105km W of Murghob, TajikistanUSGS
M 7.226 kmW of Murghob,TajikistanGeoAu
M 7.430 km塔吉克斯坦CEIC

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User reports for this quake (136)

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Moscow RUSSIA (1215.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : I DIED
Moscow RUSSIA (1215.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : I DIED
Lahore, Pakistan (754.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Bishkek (547.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Abbottabad KPK Pakistan (436.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Abbottabad KPK Pakistan (436.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
mohali (894.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : i felt
mohali (894.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : i felt
Noida, Sector 126 / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Gurgaon / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (472.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 40 seconds duration (reported through our app)
Dushanbe (364.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I do not think that the earthquake was so strong, long, yes, but not strong. I am in Dushanbe.
Islamabad / Light shaking (MMI IV)
hcl (1141.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
lovely professional university, jalandhar, punjab, (805.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
delhi, india (1147.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Dushanbe (362.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Delhi / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : On 4th floor of office building, saw light fixtures shaking after some people complained of feeling tremors.
delhi (1137.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
New Delhi (India, 1137 km S of epicenter) : I was in office in delhi and felt this tremor. (reported through EMSC)
Rawalpindi (Pakistan, 513 km S of epicenter) : Felt jolts briefly (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 473 km NW of epicenter) : У нас было где-то 4 балла (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 464 km NW of epicenter) : На 7 этаже не комильфо (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 461 km NW of epicenter) : Маленько потрясло (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 464 km NW of epicenter) : Ташкент.Сидела на кухне, у нас 4й этаж, затрясло резко, вода в бокале пришла в движение, также люстры и некоторые предметы. Долго длилось. (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 363 km W of epicenter) : Находился на девятом этом в здании Вефа-центр (reported through EMSC)
Kakinada (India, 2520 km S of epicenter) : Felt Vibrations for 1 Second. I am working on laptop at 1st Floor of Building. I felt vibration and laptop screen also vibrated. (reported through EMSC)
Sonipat (India, 1087 km S of epicenter) : Repeated tremer in this region (reported through EMSC)
Shymkent (Kazakhstan, 541 km NW of epicenter) : Непродолжительный но ощутимый толчок. Люстра прилично качалась. (reported through EMSC)
Rawalpindi (Pakistan, 510 km S of epicenter) : Projector was swaying (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 468 km NW of epicenter) : Started barely perceptible, then increased in intensity. Slow swaying that lasted at least 60 seconds. Door moved back and forth on hinges, window blinds swayed in sync with the motion of the earth. No one but me noticed at first, then everyone became aware as intensity increased. (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 465 km NW of epicenter) : Мы в ташкенте очень почувствовали (reported through EMSC)
New Delhi (India, 1145 km S of epicenter) : Mild but clearly felt (reported through EMSC)
Shimla (India, 877 km SE of epicenter) : the first wave was very weak after that a strong wave and then very weak waves continuous for a long period of time. (reported through EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan, 658 km NE of epicenter) : на 7 этаже небольшие раскачивания (reported through EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan, 656 km NE of epicenter) : Сильно шатало (reported through EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan, 654 km NE of epicenter) : We are feeling it! (reported through EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan, 654 km NE of epicenter) : Тресет. Всех эвакуируют (reported through EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan, 650 km NE of epicenter) : Ощущали на 7 этаже. (reported through EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan, 648 km NE of epicenter) : Почувствовал, длилось около 10 секунд, плавно. (reported through EMSC)
(Afghanistan, 534 km SW of epicenter) : STRONG EARTHQUAKE!! (reported through EMSC)
Rawalpindi (Pakistan, 517 km S of epicenter) : Felt a little. Office was vacated. (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 497 km S of epicenter) : Another one. Mild aftershock, still feels a lot on 4th floor (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 495 km S of epicenter) : My table lamp fell. My staff ran out and reached downstairs. I stayed in my office to care and lock. (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 495 km S of epicenter) : Earthquake first jerk was strong as it rattled the windows and then swayed moves continues for almost 30 sec. With interval it felt again a little strong swayed moves. (reported through EMSC)
Peshawar (Pakistan, 478 km S of epicenter) : This one tho. (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 468 km NW of epicenter) : Nothing extraordinary, not excessively scary, yet - quite uneasy feeling on the 15 floor of Tashkent International BusinessCentre (reported through EMSC)
Harīpur (Pakistan, 465 km S of epicenter) : i was sitting on revolving chair and feel till 7 seconds blinds on window were swing and bulb energy saver was shacking. (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 465 km NW of epicenter) : Все спокойно,, (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 464 km NW of epicenter) : Толчок сперва а затем волна силой поменьше. (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 463 km NW of epicenter) : 7 этаж.Шатало долго в этот раз. (reported through EMSC)
Chakdara (Pakistan, 399 km S of epicenter) : Nothing felt inside the room. (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 363 km W of epicenter) : shaked but not strong (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 363 km W of epicenter) : It wasn't 7.2. It was about 3 or 4. Худо хамара нигох дора. (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 363 km W of epicenter) : На 8 этаже очень ощутимо было. (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 362 km W of epicenter) : Deep. Lasted 30 sec. Not very scary. (reported through EMSC)
(Tajikistan, 317 km NW of epicenter) : происходит часто (reported through EMSC)
(India, 2278 km SE of epicenter) : strongly felt in hindustan park (reported through EMSC)
Gurgaon (India, 1147 km S of epicenter) : Slight shaking (reported through EMSC)
Noida (India, 1146 km S of epicenter) : felt it stronglychair was shaking (reported through EMSC)
Noida (India, 1140 km S of epicenter) : Things were lightly shaking in a high rise Delhi, India. This one really traveled far (reported through EMSC)
Ghaziabad (India, 1135 km S of epicenter) : Quake felt for 30-40 seconds... (reported through EMSC)
Chandigarh (India, 898 km SE of epicenter) : Feel shakes for few seconds with the duration of 7-10 seconds.. (reported through EMSC)
Jalandhar (India, 799 km S of epicenter) : Mild earthquake. (reported through EMSC)
Lahore (Pakistan, 750 km S of epicenter) : Felt in Lahore as well. Slow movement (reported through EMSC)
(Kazakhstan, 673 km NE of epicenter) : Здания немного шатались и висящие предметы (reported through EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan, 669 km NE of epicenter) : В Алматы отголоски землетрясения ощутили жители высоток (reported through EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan, 657 km NE of epicenter) : В Алмате качнуло (reported through EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan, 655 km NE of epicenter) : Было ощутимо, Казахстан, Алматы (reported through EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan, 655 km NE of epicenter) : У нас на 18 этаже качало очень сильно (reported through EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan, 654 km NE of epicenter) : Чувствую землятресение, примерно 3балла (reported through EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan, 650 km NE of epicenter) : В Алматы, в Каменке - тряхнуло чувствительно, картины на стене зашатались... Секунд 5-10 было.. (reported through EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan, 650 km NE of epicenter) : Горизонтально, плавно, но долго. (reported through EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan, 646 km NE of epicenter) : Трясет (reported through EMSC)
Gujar Khan (Pakistan, 549 km S of epicenter) : It was normal but strongly felt (reported through EMSC)
Samarkand (Uzbekistan, 544 km W of epicenter) : Было заметно в самарканде вроде 3 балла (reported through EMSC)
Samarqand (Uzbekistan, 543 km W of epicenter) : Long shaking (reported through EMSC)
Shymkent (Kazakhstan, 541 km NW of epicenter) : учитывая, что предыдущее произошло не многим месяц ранее и было заметно сильнее, задаешься вопросом - не часто ли нас стало потряхивать? (reported through EMSC)
Shymkent (Kazakhstan, 538 km NW of epicenter) : На втором этаже даже почувствовали, на 8 этаже вообще сильно было (reported through EMSC)
Taraz (Kazakhstan, 537 km NW of epicenter) : В Таразе балов 3 было (reported through EMSC)
Kabul (Afghanistan, 527 km SW of epicenter) : slowly felt it (reported through EMSC)
Kabul (Afghanistan, 527 km SW of epicenter) : Long duration (reported through EMSC)
Kabul (Afghanistan, 522 km SW of epicenter) : It was strong in Kabul Afghanistan (reported through EMSC)
(Pakistan, 517 km S of epicenter) : Was fairly obvious to me but not everyone felt it. Saw the window blinds and wall hangings moving. (reported through EMSC)
Rawalpindi (Pakistan, 510 km S of epicenter) : my mother felt it first , then we also felt , minor one (reported through EMSC)
Rawalpindi (Pakistan, 507 km S of epicenter) : I felt like my head was spinning and when i looked up the fans and lamps were all moving. (reported through EMSC)
Rawalpindi (Pakistan, 506 km S of epicenter) : it was normal but strongly felt (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 501 km S of epicenter) : Mild, glass partitions were vibrating (reported through EMSC)
(Pakistan, 500 km S of epicenter) : my chair shakes a little (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 497 km S of epicenter) : Building shook (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 497 km S of epicenter) : Window is shaking and the glass wall is also shaking (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 496 km S of epicenter) : Shaking heavily. (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 496 km S of epicenter) : Building jolts with (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 495 km S of epicenter) : The duration was longer than the average earthquake experienced here. (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 495 km S of epicenter) : It was a long earthquake. everyone rushed out of their buildings (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 495 km S of epicenter) : I felt (reported through EMSC)
Taxila (Pakistan, 492 km S of epicenter) : Was taking a nap and I woke up from the jolt. (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 473 km NW of epicenter) : I'm sure I felt something :D (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 470 km NW of epicenter) : На четвертом этаже осень сильно было...по ощущениям баллов на 5 (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 470 km NW of epicenter) : Очень страшно. Сильно и очень долго трясло. На 6 этаже хлопали двери (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 470 km NW of epicenter) : 7этаж ощущались приличные продолжительные толчки (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 469 km NW of epicenter) : Трясло долго (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 469 km NW of epicenter) : Давольно долгое (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 468 km NW of epicenter) : Страшно (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 468 km NW of epicenter) : It was shaky (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 468 km NW of epicenter) : На шестом этаже нормально трихонуло. (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 468 km NW of epicenter) : It was shaking and felt enough (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 468 km NW of epicenter) : lamps moving (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 468 km NW of epicenter) : We had abnormal warm weather ( 21C) and now it turned to cold. Sometimes when it changes an earthquake happens. Noticed :( (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 468 km NW of epicenter) : Shaking heavily (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 468 km NW of epicenter) : was quite strong (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 468 km NW of epicenter) : Was shaking smoothly but very long on the 9th floor (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 467 km NW of epicenter) : That was Wau!!! (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 467 km NW of epicenter) : Pizdes qimirladi (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 467 km NW of epicenter) : Шаталась люстра на 2ром этаже. (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 467 km NW of epicenter) : Небольшое горизонтальное, и долго. (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 466 km NW of epicenter) : Чувствовалось (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 466 km NW of epicenter) : Несильно, но продолжительно. (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 466 km NW of epicenter) : баллов 3,5-4 было,не меньше. Здание шаталось (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 465 km NW of epicenter) : Пошатало норм. Ташкент (reported through EMSC)
Chirchik (Uzbekistan, 464 km NW of epicenter) : Сильно было. (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 464 km NW of epicenter) : Эпицентр сарезское озеро это очень плохо да еще такое сильное в эпицентреВ Ташкенте было не так сильно но не похожее на предыдущии. (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 464 km NW of epicenter) : It was shaking 30-40seconds (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 463 km NW of epicenter) : Дом как на волне (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 462 km NW of epicenter) : Чувствовалось .Довольно ощутимо трясло (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 460 km NW of epicenter) : Почуствовали (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 460 km NW of epicenter) : Шатало долго. Страшно (reported through EMSC)
Abbottābad (Pakistan, 447 km S of epicenter) : Every thing is swinging (reported through EMSC)
Mingora (Pakistan, 383 km S of epicenter) : Normal (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 370 km W of epicenter) : Потрясло нормально! (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 368 km W of epicenter) : Dushanbe: not so strong (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 364 km W of epicenter) : Shaking was not strong, but frightening. (reported through EMSC)
Andijan (Uzbekistan, 297 km NW of epicenter) : long jumped (reported through EMSC)
Osh (Kyrgyzstan, 260 km NW of epicenter) : Началось медленно но было продолжительно. Возможно 30 секунд. (reported through EMSC)
Osh (Kyrgyzstan, 259 km NW of epicenter) : It was shaking smooth but with extended move (reported through EMSC)
Khorog (Tajikistan, 141 km SW of epicenter) : It was a strong one! (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 7.2 quake Tajikistan 7 December 07:50 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (583 quakes):
  • 04 Dec 2017 14:17 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    128.1 km (79.6 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Dec 2017 17:50 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    186 km (115 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Dec 2017 08:28 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    44 km (27.3 mi) depth
    |
    194 km (121 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Nov 2017 09:32 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    147 km (91.3 mi) depth
    |
    137 km (85 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 Nov 2017 22:30 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    30.8 km (19.1 mi) depth
    |
    85 km (53 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Nov 2017 07:50 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    110 km (68.4 mi) depth
    |
    98 km (61 mi) distance
    | CEIC | Details
  • 21 Nov 2017 13:15 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    136.9 km (85.1 mi) depth
    |
    226 km (141 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Nov 2017 21:00 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    106 km (65.9 mi) depth
    |
    147 km (92 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 10 Nov 2017 20:53 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    104 km (65 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 07 Nov 2017 16:28 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    51.1 km (31.8 mi) depth
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    175 km (109 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Nov 2017 14:17 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    209.1 km (129.9 mi) depth
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    100 km (62 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Nov 2017 20:54 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    119.6 km (74.3 mi) depth
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    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Nov 2017 01:54 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    89.2 km (55.4 mi) depth
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    205 km (127 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Nov 2017 01:29 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
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    176 km (109 mi) distance
    | CEIC | Details
  • 29 Oct 2017 15:15 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    138 km (85.7 mi) depth
    |
    158 km (98 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 25 Oct 2017 21:02 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    234 km (146 mi) distance
    | CEIC | Details
  • Show all

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Major magnitude. 7.2 earthquake - Tajikistan on Monday, 7 December 2015 at 07:50 (GMT)
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