1907 Qaratog earthquake
|UTC time||1907-10-21 04:23:43|
|Local date||21 October 1907|
|Depth||35 km (22 mi)|
|Max. intensity||IX (Violent)|
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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