M 4.6 in Afghanistan on 31 Dec 2021 07:56 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 1304118
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 222.34 Km
Lat/Lon: 36.6468 , 71.2043
Event Date: 31 Dec 2021 07:56 UTC
31 Dec 2021 12:26 Local
Exposed Population:
890 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 31 Dec 2021 08:12 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
7.5 (Afghanistan)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Afghanistan= 7.5; Pakistan= 5.7; Tajikistan= 5.1

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000g84z Scaled population (vector) 5.82  
  C1 earthquake 1.5  
  C2 earthquake 0.07  
  Country Vulnerability 0.45  
  INFORM_normalised 1.29  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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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: EC-JRC (42), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),