M 6.2 in Afghanistan on 09 May 2018 10:41 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: 6.2M
Depth: 111.93 Km
Lat/Lon: 36.9902 , 71.3687
Event Date: 09 May 2018 10:41 UTC
Exposed Population: 800000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000e19e
Inserted at: 09 May 2018 11:00 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
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Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShakeScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.53 1209838 36.99/71.369 6.2 111.93 4.21 09 May 2018 11:04 00:23 (new episode)
2 0.53 1209838 36.99/71.369 6.2 111.93 4.21 09 May 2018 12:48 02:07 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Badakhshan Afghanistan 940000 people
Dushanbe Tajikistan 1 million people
North-west Frontier Pakistan 160000 people
Konarha Afghanistan <1000 people
Takhar Afghanistan 700000 people
Kulyab Tajikistan 380000 people
Kapisa Afghanistan 1300 people
Kurgan Tyube Tajikistan 59000 people
Konduz Afghanistan 88000 people
Parvan Afghanistan 330000 people
Kabol Afghanistan 3.2 million people
Punjab Pakistan 1.2 million people
Badakhshan Afghanistan 150000 people
Dushanbe Tajikistan 600000 people
North-west Frontier Pakistan 8.4 million people
Konarha Afghanistan 140000 people
Takhar Afghanistan 670000 people
Kulyab Tajikistan 660000 people
Northern Areas Pakistan 61000 people
Kapisa Afghanistan 150000 people
Laghman Afghanistan 56000 people
Kurgan Tyube Tajikistan 1.4 million people
Konduz Afghanistan 970000 people
Baghlan Afghanistan 480000 people
Federally Administered Tribal Areas Pakistan 1 million people
Nangarhar Afghanistan 190000 people
Parvan Afghanistan 160000 people
Osh Kyrgyzstan 72000 people
Samangan Afghanistan 9000 people
Xinjiang China 32000 people
Kabol Afghanistan 1.2 million people
Khudzhand Tajikistan 2400 people
Surkhandar'ya Uzbekistan 1000 people
Punjab Pakistan 2.1 million people
Paktia Afghanistan 230000 people
Jammu & Kashmir India 1.8 million people
Vardak Afghanistan 13000 people
Balkh Afghanistan 42000 people
Paktika Afghanistan 1900 people

Affected populated places

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Madrasan Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 25 km
Eshkashem Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 11000 people 35 km
Tergeran Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 39 km
Arakhat Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 43 km
Shahr-e Jorm Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 50 km
Vark Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 54 km
Khorog Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village4 - 57 km
Chala Darreh Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 58 km
Seydzh Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 65 km
Kalan Elga Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 71 km
Feyzabad Badakhshan Afghanistan City - 72 km
Ghowrayd Gharami Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 73 km
Isari Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 77 km
Khandud Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 12000 people 81 km
Rivak Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 81 km
Rubot Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 93 km
Vodzh Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 95 km
Pastkhuf Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 99 km
Dung Gushten North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 101 km
Zundrangram North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 101 km
Gunt Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 102 km
Dzhaushangoz Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 105 km
Drasan North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 107 km
Lon North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 109 km
Azhdzov Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 110 km
Muligram North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 111 km
Rayan North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 112 km
Darband North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 112 km
Gaz Khan Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 113 km
Vankala Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 113 km
Keshem Takhar Afghanistan Village5 - 115 km
Kalafgan Takhar Afghanistan Village5 - 130 km
Chah-e Ab Takhar Afghanistan Village4 - 146 km
Yangi Qal Ei Takhar Afghanistan Village4 - 165 km
Taloqan Takhar Afghanistan City 33000 people 166 km
Ak-Mazar Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 172 km
Dasht-e Qaleh Takhar Afghanistan Village4 - 173 km
Khoja-i-Gar Kondoz Afghanistan Village5 - 174 km
Imeni Vase Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 178 km
Pingan Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 183 km
Parkhar Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 184 km
Ishan Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 190 km
Saryk Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 197 km
Pyandza Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 204 km
Ichka Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 206 km
Bashkyngash Tajikistan Village4 - 279 km
Dushanbe Tajikistan Capital 540000 people 288 km
Charikar Parwan Afghanistan City 190000 people 296 km
Kabol Kabol Afghanistan Capital 3 million people 338 km
'Ala' od Din-e Bala Kabol Afghanistan Village4 - 345 km
Chahar Dehi Kabol Afghanistan Village4 - 346 km
Bakhtyara Kabol Afghanistan Village4 - 346 km
Golra Islamabad Capital Territory Pakistan Village4 - 400 km
Morich North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 114 km
Ab Gach Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 119 km
Ahmad Diwana Nurestan Afghanistan Village5 - 121 km
Maroi North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 122 km
Sanoghar North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 123 km
Mardzh Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 123 km
Dzhiland Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 126 km
Bartang Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 127 km
Singur North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 127 km
Shah-e Pari Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 129 km
Brep North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 132 km
Kopkul Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 136 km
Harchin North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 138 km
Anderavdzh Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 139 km
Korogah Takhar Afghanistan Village5 - 140 km
Farkhar Takhar Afghanistan Village5 6500 people 142 km
Nekhcherdim North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 143 km
Laspur North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 144 km
Kuru North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 144 km
Vod Ab Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 145 km
Shingan Takhar Afghanistan Village5 - 146 km
Lutdeh Nurestan Afghanistan Village5 - 146 km
Khosfav Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 147 km
Lyakhsh Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 147 km
Ab Darrah Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 147 km
Pastaw Takhar Afghanistan Village5 - 148 km
Anjoman Takhar Afghanistan Village5 - 149 km
Lasht North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 149 km
Barsat Northern Areas Pakistan Village5 - 149 km
Kisht-Poyon Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 149 km
Zulum-Abad Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 153 km
Handrap Northern Areas Pakistan Village5 - 157 km
'Abd ol Hezar Beyg Takhar Afghanistan Village4 - 158 km
Khargush Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 161 km
Drosh North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 164 km
Padkinov Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 167 km
Shamran Northern Areas Pakistan Village5 - 169 km
Kevron Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 170 km
Mandagal Soflá Nurestan Afghanistan Village5 - 171 km
Muminabad Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 171 km
Cal Takhar Afghanistan Village5 - 172 km
Mirkhani North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 173 km
Kulyab Khatlon Tajikistan City - 174 km
Il'govar Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 174 km
Kipkak Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 174 km
Hir Draskin Northern Areas Pakistan Village5 - 175 km
Barchidev Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 175 km
Toregh Qeshlaq Kondoz Afghanistan Village5 - 175 km
Gysh Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 176 km
Rabat Sasök-Kul' Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 178 km
Gilot Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 181 km
Rovand Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 181 km
Khanabad Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 182 km
Pingal Northern Areas Pakistan Village5 - 183 km
Pas Mazar Panjshir Afghanistan Village5 - 184 km
Kaduchi Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 184 km
Chichkeh Kondoz Afghanistan City - 185 km
Lamutai North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 186 km
Kshindara Poyën Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 186 km
Fatmal Baghlan Afghanistan Village5 - 187 km
Arandu North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 188 km
Khocharki Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 188 km
Yasin Northern Areas Pakistan Village5 - 188 km
Ul'bek Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 189 km
Atiti Nurestan Afghanistan Village5 - 191 km
Pay-Mazar Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 191 km
Dzheraylik Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 191 km
Mir Wali Northern Areas Pakistan Village5 - 191 km
Deh Lala Baghlan Afghanistan Village5 - 192 km
Kanitwa Nurestan Afghanistan Village5 - 193 km
Siyakopa Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 194 km
Kalam North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 195 km
Sangvor Tajikistan Village5 - 198 km
Talbar Tajikistan Village5 - 199 km
Kuchi Kondoz Afghanistan Village5 - 199 km
Dzharapkul' Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 199 km
Khavak Baghlan Afghanistan Village5 - 201 km
Sarmantay Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 202 km
Sao Konar Afghanistan Village5 - 204 km
Gupis Northern Areas Pakistan Village5 - 204 km
Bidiwa Nurestan Afghanistan Village5 - 204 km
Khanabad Kondoz Afghanistan Village4 75000 people 204 km
Tavildara Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 206 km
Gabrial North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 206 km
Gurdara Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 208 km
Devona Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 208 km
Dzhur Tajikistan Village5 - 210 km
Pashimgar Tajikistan Village5 - 210 km
Kohneh Qeshlaq Baghlan Afghanistan Village5 - 213 km
Kangurt Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 214 km
Pushin Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 216 km
Dangara Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 22000 people 218 km
Emam Salieb Kondoz Afghanistan City - 221 km
Nahrin Baghlan Afghanistan Village4 6100 people 225 km
Qonduz Kondoz Afghanistan City - 226 km
Konduz Kondoz Afghanistan Village5 - 230 km
Khodzharki Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 231 km
Sangtuda Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 233 km
Orzu Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 5800 people 236 km
Aq Saray Kondoz Afghanistan Village4 - 238 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)
Ishkashim 30480 0
Khorog Afld 2074 0
Faizabad FBD 1180 Civ. Unpaved No 6500
Taluqan TQN unknown 0
Moskovskiy / Pyandzh 467 0
Moskovskiy / Pyandzh Southwest 274 0
Parkhar South 441 0
Pyandzh / Amu Darya 351 0
Dushanbe DYU 768 Civ. Paved Yes 10100
Bagram 1492 0
Islamabad International ISB 507 Civ. Paved Yes 10900
Chitral CJL 1494 Civ. Paved No 5800
Iol 1370 0
Khwahan KWH unknown 0
Vanch 1798 0
Kuran O Munjan KUR unknown 0
Darwaz DAZ 1600 0
Muminabad 1288 0
Kalai-Khumb 1500 0
Kulyab 600 0
Kulyab North 668 0
Khojaghar 490 Civ. Unpaved No 7800
Pushion Poyen 680 0
Kaduchi Moina 594 0
Khovaling 1524 0
Sovetskiy / Kulyab 700 0
Dangara 649 0
Kunduz UND 435 Civ. Paved No 6500
Voroshilovabad East 427 0
Oktyabrsk Northeast 451 0
Kapyr Tepe 379 0
Kurgan Tyube North 444 0
Dusti 394 0
Kolkhozabad 388 0
Kuybyshevskiy 305 0
Zargar 305 0
Yavan 709 0
Kyzylkala 305 0
Dusman Tyube 351 0
Saidu Sharif SDT 914 Civ. Paved No 6000
Besh Timuch 366 0
Khoshadi East 396 0
Gissar 715 0
Shaartuz Northwest 369 0
Jalalabad JAA 553 Civ. Paved Yes 6000
Kabul International KBL 1789 Civ. Paved Yes 11400
Peshawar PEW 360 Civ. Paved Yes 9000
Parachinar PAJ 1768 Civ. Paved No 4000
Kohat OHT 503 Civ. Paved No 7700
Qasim 500 Mil. Paved No 6600

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