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

Event summary

This earthquake can 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
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
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 327 | About casualties: 32 | Last hour: 0

Así son las rocas que se generan ante grandes impactos, como meteoritos o explosiones nuclearesFri, 02 Feb 2018 23:15:00 +0100. La coesita es un polimorfo de sílice cuya formación requiere de altísimas presiones, que deben ser 10 mil veces mayores que la presión atmosférica normal en promedio. Por este motivo, su presencia en un determinado sitio constituye un marcador de afl...
Video | 6.1 magnitude earthquake hits Afghanistan, tremors felt in Jammu and KashmirFri, 02 Feb 2018 21:54:00 +0100. . Reports said that the quake having epicenter 35 km south of Jarm in Afghanistan jolted parts of Pakistan and north India at 12:37 pm Indian time. GK Web Desk Srinagar, Publish Date: Jan 31 2018 1:02PM | Updated Date: Jan 31 2018 3:38PM Representa...
Video | Girder falls down from under-construction Srinagar flyover as quake jolts KashmirFri, 02 Feb 2018 21:54:00 +0100. . However, Director ERA Kashmir Satish Razdan said the incident took place during the installation of the girer. GK Web Desk Srinagar, Publish Date: Jan 31 2018 1:55PM | Updated Date: Jan 31 2018 2:25PM Photo: Mubashir Khan/GK A girder from the und...
J&K: Avalanche strikes Army post in Machhil, three soldiers killedFri, 02 Feb 2018 17:40:00 +0100. In December last year, two soldiers were killed in avalanche. Three Army personnel lost their lives while one was injured after an avalanche hit an Army post in Kupwara’s Machil Sector on Friday. “In an unfortunate incident of avalanche in Machhil se...

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (41), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (4), WMO (1), INFORM (2),