M 5.6 in Afghanistan on 02 Feb 2019 12:04 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

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: 5.6M
Depth: 211.13 Km
Lat/Lon: 36.4944 , 70.6954
Event Date: 02 Feb 2019 12:04 UTC
Exposed Population: 1060000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000jcds
Inserted at: 02 Feb 2019 12:21 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 7.5 (Afghanistan)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Afghanistan= 7.5; Pakistan= 5.7; Tajikistan= 5.1

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.5 0.5
us2000jcds Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.29  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1247170 0.5 02 Feb 2019 12:04 5.6M, 211.13km 3.13 1.1 million 00:17 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

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

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.5 1247170 36.494/70.695 5.6 211.13 3.13 02 Feb 2019 12:23 00:18 (new episode)
2 0.5 1247170 36.494/70.695 5.6 211.13 3.13 02 Feb 2019 14:07 02:03 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Badakhshan Afghanistan 970000 people
Takhar Afghanistan 1.3 million people
North-west Frontier Pakistan 5.6 million people
Konarha Afghanistan 73000 people
Kapisa Afghanistan 220000 people
Dushanbe Tajikistan 160000 people
Laghman Afghanistan 280000 people
Baghlan Afghanistan 710000 people
Kulyab Tajikistan 910000 people
Konduz Afghanistan 1 million people
Kurgan Tyube Tajikistan 1.4 million people
Parvan Afghanistan 390000 people
Nangarhar Afghanistan 740000 people
Federally Administered Tribal Areas Pakistan 360000 people
Kabol Afghanistan 3.5 million people
Samangan Afghanistan 38000 people
Surkhandar'ya Uzbekistan 1300 people
Balkh Afghanistan 6400 people
Punjab Pakistan 560000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Ghowrayd Gharami Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 9 km
Shahr-e Jorm Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 43 km
Tergeran Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 46 km
Korogah Takhar Afghanistan Village5 - 58 km
Keshem Takhar Afghanistan Village5 - 63 km
Shah-e Pari Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 69 km
Pastaw Takhar Afghanistan Village5 - 69 km
Feyzabad Badakhshan Afghanistan City - 70 km
Anjoman Takhar Afghanistan Village5 - 71 km
Dung Gushten North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 71 km
Isari Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 72 km
Madrasan Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 73 km
Kalafgan Takhar Afghanistan Village5 - 74 km
Farkhar Takhar Afghanistan Village5 6500 people 75 km
Chala Darreh Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 75 km
Eshkashem Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 11000 people 81 km
Shingan Takhar Afghanistan Village5 - 82 km
Ahmad Diwana Nurestan Afghanistan Village5 - 86 km
Darband North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 94 km
Kalan Elga Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 98 km
Vark Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 103 km
Cal Takhar Afghanistan Village5 - 104 km
Pas Mazar Panjshir Afghanistan Village5 - 104 km
Taloqan Takhar Afghanistan City 33000 people 107 km
Lutdeh Nurestan Afghanistan Village5 - 109 km
Fatmal Baghlan Afghanistan Village5 - 109 km
Deh Lala Baghlan Afghanistan Village5 - 112 km
Arakhat Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 - 116 km
Atiti Nurestan Afghanistan Village5 - 117 km
Singur North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 119 km
Khavak Baghlan Afghanistan Village5 - 120 km
Toregh Qeshlaq Kondoz Afghanistan Village5 - 123 km
Chah-e Ab Takhar Afghanistan Village4 - 127 km
Kuchi Kondoz Afghanistan Village5 - 128 km
Mandagal Soflá Nurestan Afghanistan Village5 - 128 km
Lon North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 128 km
Kuru North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 128 km
Maroi North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 129 km
Kanitwa Nurestan Afghanistan Village5 - 129 km
Khoja-i-Gar Kondoz Afghanistan Village5 - 130 km
Khorog Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village4 - 134 km
Dasht-e Qaleh Takhar Afghanistan Village4 - 134 km
Zundrangram North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 138 km
Drasan North West Frontier Pakistan Village5 - 138 km
Kohneh Qeshlaq Baghlan Afghanistan Village5 - 140 km
Chichkeh Kondoz Afghanistan City - 141 km
'Abd ol Hezar Beyg Takhar Afghanistan Village4 - 141 km
Khanabad Kondoz Afghanistan Village4 75000 people 143 km
Seydzh Kuhistoni Badakhshon Tajikistan Village5 - 144 km
Yangi Qal Ei Takhar Afghanistan Village4 - 145 km
Nahrin Baghlan Afghanistan Village4 6100 people 148 km
Khandud Badakhshan Afghanistan Village5 12000 people 149 km
Dahan-e Arbeshan Baghlan Afghanistan Village5 - 150 km
Saryk Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 156 km
Zulum-Abad Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 160 km
Parkhar Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 160 km
Ak-Mazar Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 160 km
Layn Baghlan Afghanistan Village5 - 161 km
Sarmantay Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 164 km
Pyandza Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 165 km
Qonduz Kondoz Afghanistan City - 166 km
Ichka Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 168 km
Ishan Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 170 km
Konduz Kondoz Afghanistan Village5 - 172 km
Imeni Vase Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 173 km
Pingan Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 175 km
Bagolaggo Baghlan Afghanistan Village5 - 176 km
Kulyab Khatlon Tajikistan City - 177 km
Aq Saray Kondoz Afghanistan Village4 - 177 km
Emam Salieb Kondoz Afghanistan City - 178 km
Kaduchi Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 182 km
Baghlan Baghlan Afghanistan City 110000 people 183 km
Gilot Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 184 km
Kipkak Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 185 km
Daka Baghlan Afghanistan Village5 - 187 km
Ul'bek Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 187 km
Muminabad Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 188 km
Pol-e Khomri Baghlan Afghanistan City - 189 km
Kokan Baghlan Afghanistan Village5 - 189 km
Dzheraylik Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 190 km
Shir Khan Kondoz Afghanistan Village5 - 194 km
Khanabad Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 195 km
Casma-i-Ser Samangan Afghanistan Village5 - 195 km
Dzharapkul' Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 196 km
Golbahar Parwan Afghanistan Village4 - 197 km
Khocharki Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 199 km
Pervomaysk Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 200 km
Dusti Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 8600 people 204 km
Orzu Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 5800 people 205 km
Bolshevik Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 6400 people 206 km
Engel's Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 210 km
Mehtar Lam Laghman Afghanistan City 110000 people 210 km
Devona Khatlon Tajikistan Village5 - 213 km
Vakhsh Khatlon Tajikistan City 15000 people 214 km
Imeni Engel'sa Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 214 km
Charikar Parwan Afghanistan City 190000 people 215 km
Dangara Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 22000 people 215 km
Voroshilovabad Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 215 km
Imeni Voroshilova Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 218 km
Kolkhozabad Khatlon Tajikistan Village4 - 218 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)
Faizabad FBD 1180 Civ. Unpaved No 6500
Ishkashim 30480 0
Taluqan TQN unknown 0
Chitral CJL 1494 Civ. Paved No 5800
Khorog Afld 2074 0
Khojaghar 490 Civ. Unpaved No 7800
Iol 1370 0
Moskovskiy / Pyandzh 467 0
Parkhar South 441 0
Khwahan KWH unknown 0
Kunduz UND 435 Civ. Paved No 6500
Moskovskiy / Pyandzh Southwest 274 0
Pyandzh / Amu Darya 351 0
Kulyab 600 0
Kaduchi Moina 594 0
Kulyab North 668 0
Pushion Poyen 680 0
Muminabad 1288 0
Sovetskiy / Kulyab 700 0
Voroshilovabad East 427 0
Dusti 394 0
Kapyr Tepe 379 0
Dangara 649 0
Bagram 1492 0
Kolkhozabad 388 0
Oktyabrsk Northeast 451 0
Kurgan Tyube North 444 0
Dusman Tyube 351 0
Zargar 305 0
Kuybyshevskiy 305 0
Jalalabad JAA 553 Civ. Paved Yes 6000
Kyzylkala 305 0
Khoshadi East 396 0
Besh Timuch 366 0
Shaartuz Northwest 369 0
Kabul International KBL 1789 Civ. Paved Yes 11400
Risalpur 320 0

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