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1907 Qaratog earthquake

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Origin time  04:23 UTC
Depth  35 km (22 mi)
Max. intensity  IX (Violent)
Magnitude  7.4 Ms
Areas affected  Tajikistan Uzbekistan
1907 Qaratog earthquake
Date  21 October 1907 (1907-10-21)

The 1907 Qaratog earthquake occurred at 04:23 UTC on 21 October near Qaratog (Karatag) in the border area between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. The shock had an estimated surface wave magnitude of 7.4 and a maximum felt intensity of IX (Violent) on the Mercalli intensity scale. Estimates of the death toll range between 12,000 and 15,000.

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1907 Qaratog earthquake Wikipedia


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