6.0 earthquake in Tajikistan


13.05.12.Zemletryasenie magnitude of about 6 occurred in the Rasht district of Republican Subordination in Tajikistan, 150 km east of Dushanbe. MOE countries do not have data on the destruction and casualties.

According to seismologists, the earthquake, recorded on May 13 about 3:30 MSK (0:30 GMT), could be at a depth of 10 km in the crust.

Previous aftershocks with magnitude greater than 5 occurred in Tajikistan in January 2011 and did not lead to loss of life.

Then their epicenter in the Gorno-Badakhshan autonomous region in the south.

Source: BBC Russian

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