M 6.1 in Afghanistan on 31 Jan 2018 07:07 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.1M
Depth: 191.19 Km
Lat/Lon: 36.5432 , 70.8155
Event Date: 31 Jan 2018 07:07 UTC
Exposed Population: 1020000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000crmu
Inserted at: 31 Jan 2018 07:21 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 7.5 (AFG)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: AFG= 7.5; PAK= 5.7; TJK= 5.1

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1196502 0.53 31 Jan 2018 07:07 6.1M, 191.19km 3.63 1 million 00:14 NEIC

Earthquake impact details: population near epicentre

The earthquake happened in Afghanistan , Province of Badakhshan (population 666,668) . The nearest places are Ghowrayd Gharami, Khware, Dasht-e Ashnam, Erghesak, Ashnam, Askan, Chaharmaghzestan, Khanaqa, Arwal, Darawan, and Korogah.

Radius Population
100 km 1 million people
75 km 620000 people
50 km 190000 people
20 km 29000 people
10 km 14000 people
5 km 6500 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Badakhshan Afghanistan 660000 people

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Ghowrayd Gharami Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 3 km
Khware Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 4 km
Dasht-e Ashnam Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 5 km
Erghesak Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 7 km
Ashnam Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 8 km
Askan Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 10 km
Chaharmaghzestan Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 12 km
Khanaqa Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 13 km
Arwal Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 16 km
Darawan Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 17 km
Lower Ribat Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 18 km
Sar Ab Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 19 km
Fargha Mikh Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 19 km
Farghamiru Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 21 km
Arjangan Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 21 km
Kha Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 23 km
Fric Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 24 km
Arkhaw Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 25 km
Such Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 27 km
Wajan Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 28 km
Sarask Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 29 km
Pular Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 30 km
Kitep Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 31 km
Kazdeh Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 32 km
Darrah-ye Peshkan Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 32 km
Dasht Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 33 km
Arghenchkha Bala Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 33 km
Tergeran Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 34 km
Awliga Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 34 km
Wujib Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 36 km
Bashanabad Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 36 km
Shahr-e Jorm Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 36 km
Robat-e Chehel Tan Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 38 km
Saresang Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 38 km
Darrah-i-Khas Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 40 km
Khele Asp Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 40 km
'Ali Moghul Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 42 km
Doab Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 42 km
Aqshira Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 42 km
Eskatul Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 43 km
Sanglec Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 44 km
Gol Khaneh Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 45 km
Keda Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 45 km
Deh Ustayan Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 46 km
Ardar Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 46 km
Dasht-e Robat Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 46 km
Khaneh Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 47 km
Akinjan Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 47 km
Shahran Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 48 km
Asyawani Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 48 km
Lajawardshoy Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 48 km
Deh Miri Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 48 km
Aghon Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 49 km
Khvajeh-ye Bagh Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 49 km
Dahan-e Spin Gav Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 50 km
Baharak Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 51 km
Rud Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 52 km
Ab-e-sher-Amad Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 53 km
Dar Khan-e Khash Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 53 km
Shah Khvajeh Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 53 km
Askan Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 54 km
Barlas-i-Wakhi Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 54 km
Ziak Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 54 km
'Ashoqan Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 55 km
Emtala Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 55 km
Deh Bazar Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 55 km
Aylaq-e Sangi Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 55 km
Deh Gol Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 56 km
Hazhdagher Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 57 km
'Ali Mangu Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 57 km
Bazgir Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 58 km
Maghnavol Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 58 km
Pa'in Sahr Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 58 km
Ghazalew Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 58 km
Ewem Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 59 km
Mirkan Takhar Afghanistan Village6 - 59 km
Khojabagh Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 60 km
Darrah-i-Jani Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 60 km
Bazar-e Tagan Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 61 km
Darrah-e Shah Baba Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 61 km
Eskazar Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 62 km
Som Darreh Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 63 km
Qarlogh Qorogh Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 63 km
Madrasan Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 63 km
Dehe Zer Takhar Afghanistan Village6 - 64 km
Khushnak Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 64 km
Malesheja Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 64 km
Bazar-i-Teskan Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 65 km
Emend Takhar Afghanistan Village6 - 65 km
Bagh-e Shah Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 66 km
Darreh-ye Qaq Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 66 km
Mashad Takhar Afghanistan Village6 - 67 km
Dasht Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 67 km
Dung Gushten North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 67 km
Kalat Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 67 km
Feyzabad Badakhshan Afghanistan City - 68 km
Bakhtingan Takhar Afghanistan Village6 - 68 km
Cenar Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 69 km
Andero Takhar Afghanistan Village6 - 69 km
Dahan-e Aw Badakhshan Afghanistan Village6 - 69 km

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Faizabad FBD 1180 Civ. Unpaved No 6500 69 km
Ishkashim 30480 0 75 km

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