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 : 7.5 (Afghanistan)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Afghanistan= 7.5; Pakistan= 5.7; Tajikistan= 5.1

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 342 | About casualties: 32 | Last hour: 0

Quand le cheval aide l’homme à guérir
Sun, 04 Feb 2018 06:26:00 +0100.

LA MALBAIE | Après avoir utilisé les chevaux pendant des années pour venir en aide aux jeunes en difficulté, un dresseur de Charlevoix souhaite maintenant s’en servir pour soigner les adultes. Depuis quinze ans, André Rochefort a accueilli
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Saturday February 3, 2018 09:02 PM UN migration nominee has issued con ...
Sun, 04 Feb 2018 05:03:00 +0100.

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The Trump administration's nominee to coordinate billions of dollars in assistance to migrants around the world has suggested in social media posts that Islam is an inherently violent religion and has said Chr
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PACIFIC TSUNAMI DEATH TOLL REACHES 113
Sun, 04 Feb 2018 03:35:00 +0100.

American Samoa, Samoa, Tonga bear brunt. By Campbell Cooney and Kerrie Ritchie. MELBOURNE, Australia (Radio Australia, Oct. 1, 2009) – The death toll from a massive South Pacific earthquake and tsunami continues to rise. Hospital workers an
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Trump nominee to lead U.N. migration post called Muslims violent, Chri ...
Sun, 04 Feb 2018 00:59:00 +0100.

The Trump administration’s nominee to coordinate billions of dollars in assistance to migrants around the world has suggested in social media posts that Islam is an inherently violent religion and has said Christians in some cases should re
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (4), WMO (1), INFORM (2),