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Tajikistan: Earthquake: 2010/01/02 Country Information on DRR

Period 2010/01/02
Country or District Tajikistan
Event Type Earthquake
Outline A 5.3-magnitude earthquake shook a mountainous area southeast of the capital Dushanbe at 7:15am on 2 January 2010.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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USGS Earthquake Hazard Program
Magnitude 5.3 - TAJIKISTAN Date-Time Saturday, January 02, 2010 at 02:15:12 UTC Location 38.247°N, 71.495°E Depth 44.5 km (27.7 miles)

Reuters AlertNet 2010/01/03
1,050 residential buildings were destroyed in the Vanj district, 390 kilometres (240 miles) southeast of Dushanbe.