M 6.1 in Afghanistan from 21 Jun 2022 20:54 UTC to 20:54

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: 6.1M
Glide number: EQ-2022-000232-AFG
Depth: 50.83 Km
Lat/Lon: 33.1087 , 69.5285
Event Date: 21 Jun 2022 20:54 UTC
22 Jun 2022 01:24 Local
Exposed Population: About 5000 people in MMI
3.4 million in 100km
Source: NEIC us7000hj3u
Inserted at: 21 Jun 2022 21:16 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score
7.5 (Afghanistan)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Afghanistan= 7.5; Pakistan= 5.7

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0.5
us7000hj3u Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 rapid impact -0.59  
  C2 rapid impact 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1449783 0.5 21 Jun 2022 20:54 6.1M, 50.83km 5.78 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:22 NEIC
1449790 4.1 21 Jun 2022 20:54 5.9M, 10km 9.24 290 thousand (in MMI>=VII) 00:57 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* 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 , Province of Paktika (population 78,675) . The nearest places are Jangalay, Afdzal Kala, Zabo China, Kocon, Spera, Ghorma, Kamkay Mana, Bazikani, Dabar, Bakhmala, and Caparay.

Radius Population
100 km 3.4 million people
75 km 2 million people
50 km 970000 people
20 km 57000 people
10 km 6000 people
5 km 2000 people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Paktika Afghanistan 79000 people
Federally Administered Tribal Areas Pakistan <1000 people
Paktia Afghanistan 46000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Jangalay Khowst Afghanistan Village - 1 km
Afdzal Kala Paktika Afghanistan Village - 6 km
Zabo China Federally Administered Tribal Areas Pakistan Village - 8 km
Kocon Khowst Afghanistan Village - 9 km
Spera Paktika Afghanistan Village - 10 km
Ghorma Paktika Afghanistan Village - 11 km
Kamkay Mana Khowst Afghanistan Village - 11 km
Bazikani Paktika Afghanistan Village - 12 km
Dabar Khowst Afghanistan Village - 13 km
Bakhmala Paktika Afghanistan Village - 16 km
Cunjay Khowst Afghanistan Village - 16 km
Bibi Federally Administered Tribal Areas Pakistan Village - 16 km
Adghala Paktika Afghanistan Village - 17 km
Ayitay Paktia Afghanistan Village - 18 km
Zarak Paktika Afghanistan Village - 19 km
Mandata Khowst Afghanistan Village - 20 km
Star Kac Paktia Afghanistan Village - 20 km
Dabay Paktika Afghanistan Village - 21 km
Hesarak Khowst Afghanistan Village - 21 km
'Ala'uddin Paktia Afghanistan Village - 21 km
Elmarah Paktia Afghanistan Village - 22 km
Khan Amir Kalay Paktika Afghanistan Village - 24 km
Hasem Kot Khowst Afghanistan Village - 24 km
Wuzhgai Federally Administered Tribal Areas Pakistan Village - 24 km
Kamin Kot Paktika Afghanistan Village - 25 km
Mita Paktia Afghanistan Village - 25 km
Almara Khowst Afghanistan Village - 26 km
Sheranni Federally Administered Tribal Areas Pakistan Village - 26 km
Srah Meydan Kalay Paktika Afghanistan Village - 26 km
Sorikhel Paktia Afghanistan Village - 26 km
Pawas Paktika Afghanistan Village - 27 km
Khvajeh Kowt Paktia Afghanistan Village - 27 km
'Alaqadari Naka Paktika Afghanistan Village - 27 km
Worzhanah Kalay Paktika Afghanistan Village - 28 km
Golam Kot Paktika Afghanistan Village - 29 km
Zaramkhan Kot Paktika Afghanistan Village - 29 km
Kackae Khowst Afghanistan Village - 29 km
Jan Sareh Kalay Khowst Afghanistan Village - 30 km
Vazay Paktia Afghanistan Village - 30 km
Nikbal Khowst Afghanistan Village - 31 km
Tani Khowst Afghanistan Village - 31 km
Golum Paktika Afghanistan Village - 32 km
Nikeh Paktia Afghanistan Village - 33 km
Jangikhel Paktika Afghanistan Village - 33 km
Barak Kalay Paktia Afghanistan Village - 33 km
Pir Gowti Paktika Afghanistan Village - 34 km
Faqir Kalay Paktika Afghanistan Village - 34 km
Arin Kot Khowst Afghanistan Village - 34 km
Chaprai Federally Administered Tribal Areas Pakistan Village - 34 km
Dadawri Kalay Paktika Afghanistan Village - 34 km
Ahmadbeg Paktia Afghanistan Village - 35 km
Moghol Gi Khowst Afghanistan Village - 35 km
Bugh Paktia Afghanistan Village - 35 km
Seway Khowst Afghanistan Village - 35 km
'Aliwat Khowst Afghanistan Village - 35 km
Alimohd-Khel Paktia Afghanistan Village - 37 km
Sreh Kot Kalay Paktika Afghanistan Village - 37 km
Demyanay Paktika Afghanistan Village - 37 km
Tut Narai Federally Administered Tribal Areas Pakistan Village - 38 km
Baqikhel Paktika Afghanistan Village - 38 km
Celam Kae Paktia Afghanistan Village - 39 km
Gorbaz Khowst Afghanistan Village - 39 km
Boya Federally Administered Tribal Areas Pakistan Village - 40 km
Bori Kalay Khowst Afghanistan Village - 40 km
Arabkhel Paktia Afghanistan Village - 40 km
Arghu Khowst Afghanistan Village - 40 km
A'ikhel Paktia Afghanistan Village - 41 km
Pai Muhammad Federally Administered Tribal Areas Pakistan Village - 41 km
Mehrabkhan Kalay Khowst Afghanistan Village - 42 km
Esma'ilkhel Paktika Afghanistan Village - 42 km
Asar Khowst Afghanistan Village - 42 km
Babolkheyl Paktia Afghanistan Village - 43 km
Akbarkhan Kalay Khowst Afghanistan Village - 43 km
Tawdobay Kalay Paktika Afghanistan Village - 43 km
Maseray Paktika Afghanistan Village - 44 km
Golamkhan Kalay Khowst Afghanistan Village - 44 km
Mana Federally Administered Tribal Areas Pakistan Village - 44 km
Khowst Khowst Afghanistan Village 96000 people 44 km
Qarya-i-Saykh-ha Paktika Afghanistan Village - 45 km
Sur Zghamay Paktika Afghanistan Village - 45 km
'Alimosammad Kheyl Paktia Afghanistan Village - 45 km
Gardedkhwahi Paktia Afghanistan Village - 45 km
Ashrafkheyl Paktika Afghanistan Village - 45 km
Khanagul Paktia Afghanistan Village - 46 km
Ghalang Khowst Afghanistan Village - 46 km
Tawda Cina Khowst Afghanistan Village - 46 km
Caperi Khowst Afghanistan Village - 47 km
Kezakay Paktia Afghanistan Village - 47 km
Kumbaray Khowst Afghanistan Village - 47 km
Sarhawdza Paktika Afghanistan Village - 47 km
Dara Paktia Afghanistan Village - 48 km
Asalat Paktia Afghanistan Village - 48 km
Bar Cestun Paktia Afghanistan Village - 49 km
Qadzi Kalay Paktika Afghanistan Village - 49 km
'Ayubkheyl Paktia Afghanistan Village - 49 km
Razani Federally Administered Tribal Areas Pakistan Village - 49 km
Leguli Jar Khona Paktika Afghanistan Village - 50 km
Chineh Paktia Afghanistan Village - 50 km
Kulkunday Paktika Afghanistan Village - 50 km
Aka Khone Paktika Afghanistan Village - 50 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Khost KHT 1172 Civ. Unpaved No 6500 47 km
Miram Shah 933 0 51 km
Sarhawdza 2152 0 66 km
Gardez GRG unknown 0 68 km
Wana WAF 1387 0 89 km
Bannu BNP 404 Civ. Paved Yes 6000 95 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Baran Baran 1962 92 km

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