M 5.1 in Afghanistan on 14 Jan 2022 16:13 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 1305942
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.1M
Depth: 102.96 Km
Lat/Lon: 36.568 , 71.5044
Event Date: 14 Jan 2022 16:13 UTC
14 Jan 2022 20:43 Local
Exposed Population:
640 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 14 Jan 2022 16:29 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
us7000gc0n Scaled population (vector) 5.66  
  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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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 183 | About casualties: 94 | Last hour: 0

Earthquake Kills 26 in Western Afghanistan2022-01-18T16:07+0100.

ISLAMABAD - The death toll from an earthquake that struck western Afghanistan on Monday has risen to at least 26 people. The epicenter of the magnitude 5.3 quake was about 40 kilometers east of Qala-e-Naw, the capital of Badghis province, a
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Earthquake Kills 26 in Western Afghanistan2022-01-18T15:58+0100.

ISLAMABAD - The death toll from an earthquake that struck western Afghanistan on Monday has risen to at least 26 people. The epicenter of the magnitude 5.3 quake was about 40 kilometers east of Qala-e-Naw, the capital of Badghis province, a
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Afghanistan : un séisme d’une magnitude 5,3 fait au moins 26 morts dan ... 2022-01-18T15:04+0100.

« Les premiers rapports indiquent que 26 personnes auraient été tuées et quatre personnes blessées », a indiqué l’ OCHA . Des centaines de maisons des infrastructures ont été endommagées ou détruites dans le district de Qadis, dans la provi
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Terremoto in Afghanistan: il bilancio si aggrava, almeno 28 morti2022-01-18T14:28+0100.

Si è aggravato il bilancio delle vittime (ancora provvisorio) delle due forti scosse di terremoto (tra cui una magnitudo 5.3) che ieri hanno colpito la provincia di Badghis, nel nordovest dell’ Afghanistan : almeno 28 persone sono morte, ha
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),