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: 7.5 (AFG)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: AFG= 7.5; PAK= 5.7; TJK= 5.1

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Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Afghanistan ,of Badakhshan (population 666,668) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShakeScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1196502 36.543/70.816 6.1 191.19 3.63 31 Jan 2018 07:23 00:16 (new episode)
2 0.01 1196502 36.543/70.816 6.1 191.19 4.02 31 Jan 2018 09:10 02:03 (upd of #1)
3 0.01 1196502 36.526/70.851 6.2 193.73 4.05 14 Mar 2018 09:17 42d 02:10 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Takhar Afghanistan 27000 people
Nangarhar Afghanistan 390000 people
Kabol Afghanistan 3.5 million people
Punjab Pakistan 3.4 million people
Jammu & Kashmir India 900000 people
Badakhshan Afghanistan 970000 people
Takhar Afghanistan 1.3 million people
North-west Frontier Pakistan 8.5 million people
Konarha Afghanistan 69000 people
Dushanbe Tajikistan 840000 people
Kapisa Afghanistan 170000 people
Laghman Afghanistan 150000 people
Baghlan Afghanistan 540000 people
Kulyab Tajikistan 850000 people
Konduz Afghanistan 1 million people
Kurgan Tyube Tajikistan 1.2 million people
Parvan Afghanistan 290000 people
Federally Administered Tribal Areas Pakistan 660000 people
Nangarhar Afghanistan 290000 people
Kabol Afghanistan 980000 people
Samangan Afghanistan 17000 people
Lowgar Afghanistan 8700 people
Surkhandar'ya Uzbekistan <1000 people
Vardak Afghanistan 24000 people
Paktia Afghanistan 300000 people
Bamian Afghanistan 12000 people
Khudzhand Tajikistan no people
Balkh Afghanistan 1600 people
Osh Kyrgyzstan 23000 people
Punjab Pakistan 320000 people
Ghazni Afghanistan 210000 people
Jammu & Kashmir India 1.3 million people
Jowzjan Afghanistan 1400 people
Paktika Afghanistan 44000 people
Tashkent Uzbekistan 83000 people

Affected populated places

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Jalalabad Nangarhar Afghanistan City 150000 people 236 km
Kabol Kabol Afghanistan Capital 3 million people 269 km
'Ala' od Din-e Bala Kabol Afghanistan Village4 - 276 km
Chahar Dehi Kabol Afghanistan Village4 - 276 km
Bakhtyara Kabol Afghanistan Village4 - 277 km
Islamabad Islamabad Capital Territory Pakistan Capital 560000 people 374 km
Golra Islamabad Capital Territory Pakistan Village4 - 379 km
Rawalpindi Punjab Pakistan Major city 1.5 million people 384 km
Morgah Punjab Pakistan Village4 - 391 km
Nagin Bagh Jammu & Kashmir India Village5 - 450 km
Srinagar Jammu & Kashmir India City 890000 people 454 km
Ghowrayd Gharami Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 3 km
Tergeran Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 34 km
Shahr-e Jorm Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 36 km
Madrasan Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 63 km
Dung Gushten North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 67 km
Feyzabad Badakhshan Afghanistan City - 68 km
Eshkashem Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 11000 people 69 km
Chala Darreh Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 70 km
Korogah Takhar Afghanistan Village5 - 70 km
Isari Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 70 km
Keshem Takhar Afghanistan Village5 - 70 km
Shah-e Pari Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 72 km
Anjoman Takhar Afghanistan Village5 - 80 km
Pastaw Takhar Afghanistan Village5 - 81 km
Kalafgan Takhar Afghanistan Village5 - 82 km
Ahmad Diwana Nurestan Afghanistan Village5 - 84 km
Farkhar Takhar Afghanistan Village5 6500 people 85 km
Darband North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 89 km
Vark Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 91 km
Shingan Takhar Afghanistan Village5 - 92 km
Kalan Elga Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 93 km
Arakhat Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 106 km
Lutdeh Nurestan Afghanistan Village5 - 108 km
Singur North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 114 km
Cal Takhar Afghanistan Village5 - 115 km
Pas Mazar Panjshir Afghanistan Village5 - 115 km
Taloqan Takhar Afghanistan City 33000 people 116 km
Lon North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 120 km
Fatmal Baghlan Afghanistan Village5 - 121 km
Maroi North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 122 km
Khorog Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village4 - 123 km
Deh Lala Baghlan Afghanistan Village5 - 124 km
Kuru North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 124 km
Atiti Nurestan Afghanistan Village5 - 125 km
Zundrangram North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 128 km
Drasan North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 129 km
Mandagal Soflá Nurestan Afghanistan Village5 - 129 km
Chah-e Ab Takhar Afghanistan Village4 - 130 km
Khavak Baghlan Afghanistan Village5 - 131 km
Toregh Qeshlaq Kondoz Afghanistan Village5 - 131 km
Seydzh Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 133 km
Kanitwa Nurestan Afghanistan Village5 - 135 km
Khandud Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 12000 people 137 km
Khoja-i-Gar Kondoz Afghanistan Village5 - 137 km
Kuchi Kondoz Afghanistan Village5 - 139 km
Dasht-e Qaleh Takhar Afghanistan Village4 - 141 km
'Abd ol Hezar Beyg Takhar Afghanistan Village4 - 144 km
Chichkeh Kondoz Afghanistan City - 148 km
Yangi Qal Ei Takhar Afghanistan Village4 - 148 km
Kohneh Qeshlaq Baghlan Afghanistan Village5 - 152 km
Khanabad Kondoz Afghanistan Village4 75000 people 153 km
Zulum-Abad Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 160 km
Nahrin Baghlan Afghanistan Village4 6100 people 160 km
Saryk Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 163 km
Ak-Mazar Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 163 km
Parkhar Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 164 km
Sarmantay Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 171 km
Pyandza Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 172 km
Ishan Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 173 km
Imeni Vase Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 174 km
Ichka Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 174 km
Qonduz Kondoz Afghanistan City - 176 km
Pingan Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 177 km
Kulyab Khatlon Tajikistan City - 178 km
Konduz Kondoz Afghanistan Village5 - 182 km
Kaduchi Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 183 km
Gilot Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 184 km
Kipkak Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 185 km
Emam Salieb Kondoz Afghanistan City - 185 km
Muminabad Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 187 km
Bagolaggo Baghlan Afghanistan Village5 - 187 km
Aq Saray Kondoz Afghanistan Village4 - 188 km
Ul'bek Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 188 km
Dzheraylik Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 192 km
Khanabad Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 194 km
Baghlan Baghlan Afghanistan City 110000 people 195 km
Dzharapkul' Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 198 km
Kokan Baghlan Afghanistan Village5 - 201 km
Shir Khan Kondoz Afghanistan Village5 - 202 km
Pervomaysk Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 207 km
Casma-i-Ser Samangan Afghanistan Village5 - 207 km
Dusti Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 8600 people 211 km
Orzu Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 5800 people 211 km
Bolshevik Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 6400 people 213 km
Engel's Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 216 km
Dangara Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 22000 people 217 km
Mehtar Lam Laghman Afghanistan City 110000 people 218 km
Vakhsh Khatlon Tajikistan City 15000 people 219 km
Imeni Engel'sa Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 221 km
Voroshilovabad Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 222 km
Kolkhozabad Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 224 km
Imeni Voroshilova Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 224 km
Vakhshstroy Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 225 km
Kokayty Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 227 km
Chaharbagh Laghman Afghanistan Village5 - 228 km
Dzhilikol Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 229 km
Partizani Surkh Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 229 km
Kurgan-Tyube Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 231 km
Bustonkala Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 4000 people 232 km
Pass-Aryk Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 232 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Jalalabad JAA 553 Civ. Paved Yes 6000
Islamabad International ISB 507 Civ. Paved Yes 10900
Qasim 500 Mil. Paved No 6600
Faizabad FBD 1180 Civ. Unpaved No 6500
Ishkashim 30480 0
Chitral CJL 1494 Civ. Paved No 5800
Taluqan TQN unknown 0
Khorog Afld 2074 0
Khojaghar 490 Civ. Unpaved No 7800
Iol 1370 0
Khwahan KWH unknown 0
Moskovskiy / Pyandzh 467 0
Parkhar South 441 0
Moskovskiy / Pyandzh Southwest 274 0
Kunduz UND 435 Civ. Paved No 6500
Pyandzh / Amu Darya 351 0
Kulyab 600 0
Kaduchi Moina 594 0
Kulyab North 668 0
Muminabad 1288 0
Pushion Poyen 680 0
Voroshilovabad East 427 0
Dusti 394 0
Dangara 649 0
Kapyr Tepe 379 0
Kolkhozabad 388 0
Oktyabrsk Northeast 451 0
Bagram 1492 0
Kurgan Tyube North 444 0
Zargar 305 0
Dusman Tyube 351 0
Kuybyshevskiy 305 0
Kyzylkala 305 0
Khoshadi East 396 0
Besh Timuch 366 0
Shaartuz Northwest 369 0
Kabul International KBL 1789 Civ. Paved Yes 11400
Dushanbe DYU 768 Civ. Paved Yes 10100
Peshawar PEW 360 Civ. Paved Yes 9000
Mansehra HRA unknown 0
Murgab Afld 3646 0
Batken 1059 0
Bannu BNP 404 Civ. Paved Yes 6000
Srentenka 305 0
Matlha 300 0
Srinagar SXR 1664 Civ. Paved No 12000

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