Emergency response service of scientific data for Tajikistan M 7.2 earthquake (20230223)
Publish time： 2023-02-23 17:52
According to China Earthquake Networks: An earthquake of magnitude 7.2 occurred in Tajikistan at 08:37 local time on February 23, 2023. The epicenter was located at 37.98 degrees north latitude and 73.29 degrees east longitude, with a focal depth of 10 kilometers, about 82 kilometers from the nearest border of China.There are 10 large and medium-sized cities within 300km of the epicentre, the nearest being Khorog, about 162km away.The earthquake caused a strong sense of earthquakes in Kashgar, Xinjiang.In the past 11 years, there have been 621 earthquakes of magnitude 3 or above within 200 kilometers, among which there have been 3 earthquakes of magnitude 7 or above, and the largest one was 7.4 on December 7, 2015.No casualties or damage have been reported.
The National Cryosphere Desert Data Center (NCDC) for Glaciology and Permafrost Desert collects and prepares basic geographic data, satellite remote sensing data, population data, topographic data and other emergency response scientific data based on disaster situations.The "Emergency response service of scientific data for Tajikistan M 7.2 earthquake (20230223) " system has been released, which provides data visualization, interoperation and data download capabilities.For use by relevant emergency, rescue and research departments.
The subsequent NCDC will continue to further collect and sort out various data resources in the earthquake area and gradually release them through the data center platform for the use of relevant emergency, rescue and research departments.