M 4.6 in Afghanistan on 04 Aug 2022 19:08 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 1333223
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 96.418 Km
Lat/Lon: 36.4857 , 71.3135
Event Date: 04 Aug 2022 19:08 UTC
04 Aug 2022 23:38 Local
Exposed Population:
1.1 million in MMI III
Inserted at: 04 Aug 2022 22:07 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
7.5 (Afghanistan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.5 0.5
us6000i84m Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 rapid impact -1.43  
  C2 rapid impact 0.74  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 3.36  
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: 26 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.3 just reported 25 km east of Ishqo ... 2022-08-08T06:53+0200.

Just 19 minutes ago, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck near Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Monday, August 8th, 2022, at 9:30 am local time, at an intermediate depth of 140 km be
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Afghanistan: Emergency Earthquake Response Plan (Jul - Sep 2022) - Sum ... 2022-08-07T20:48+0200.

On 22 June, a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck south-eastern Afghanistan, leading to wide-scale destruction across already vulnerable districts in Paktika and Khost provinces. A second 5.1 magnitude earthquake occurred on 18 of July, with an
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Afghan Cricketer Rashid Khan's Foundation Builds Shelters For Quake-Hi ... 2022-08-07T19:02+0200.

- Khaama Press) The Rashid Khan Foundation, founded by Afghan cricketer Rashid Khan Arman, is reportedly constructing shelters for 25 families affected by the recent devastating earthquakes in Paktika province, in southeast Afghanistan. The
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Afghan Cricketer Rashid Khan’s Foundation Builds Shelters for Quake-Hi ... 2022-08-07T17:41+0200.

The Rashid Khan Foundation, founded by Afghan cricketer Rashid Khan Arman, is reportedly constructing shelters for 25 families affected by the recent devastating earthquakes in Paktika province, in southeast Afghanistan. The construction of
...(more)

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),