M 4.5 in Afghanistan on 11 Aug 2018 05:21 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1153315
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 115.75 Km
Lat/Lon: 36.4927 , 70.9417
Event Date: 11 Aug 2018 05:21 UTC
Exposed Population: 950000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 11 Aug 2018 07:13 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.5 (Afghanistan)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Afghanistan= 7.5; Pakistan= 5.7; Tajikistan= 5.1


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000g6sp Scaled population (vector) 5.81  
  C1 earthquake 1.5  
  C2 earthquake 0.07  
  Country Vulnerability 0.45  
  INFORM_normalised 1.29  
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Pakistan: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot ... Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:27:00 +0200.

PAKISTAN. As of 6 August, 67 people had been killed, 128 injured and 222 houses damaged due to flooding as a result of heavy rains between 20 June and 5 August. Heavy rains, the overflow of water channels and high winds caused most of the d
US gas prices riseMon, 13 Aug 2018 07:06:00 +0200.

. CAMARILLO, Calif. The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has risen 2 cents a gallon over the past two weeks, to $2.93. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says that’s 53 cents a gallon higher than at this tim

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (34), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),