Reuters AlertNet 2006/08/02
ANKARA, 2 August (IRIN) - More than 10,000 people are receiving emergency aid after two moderate earthquakes jolted the south of Tajikistan at the weekend, the country's Emergency Ministry said on Wednesday.
OCHA Situation Report No.1 2006/07/31
Tajikistan has been hit by two earthquakes, on the morning and afternoon of Saturday 29 July 2006. At 5 a.m., an earthquake of magnitude 5.3 on the Richter scale affected at least five settlements in Kumsanir District and Panj Jamoat (Dusti (the district centre), Villages no. 6 and no. 8, Sholikori, and Zamini Now) close to the Afghan border..
IRIN news 2006/08/01
ANKARA, 31 Jul 2006 (IRIN) - At least three people are dead, 19 people seriously injured and 9,000 homeless after two earthquakes struck southeastern Tajikistan at the weekend, emergency officials confirmed on Monday.
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
Saturday, July29, 2006 at 3:57(PM) local time
55 km (35 miles) E of Shaartuz, Tajikistan
115 km (70 miles) SW of Kulob (Kulyab), Tajikistan
Reueters News 2006/07/30
At least 19 people were injured and some were in a serious condition. A Reuters witness said the quake had almost completely destroyed three villages, including Zamini Nav, in Tajikistan's Qumsangir district near the border with Afghanistan.