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M6.3 Earthquake hits Afghanistan

6.3 magnitude Earthquake hits Afghanistan
Description :Map showing the epicenter and affected areas by M6.3 earthquake in northern region, Afghanistan - Dec 26, 2015 
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5.9-magnitude tremor hits Afghanistan
Nov 22, 2015 -
According to the US Geological survey, 5.9-magnitude hit northern Afghanistan. The quake struck 22km southwest of Ashkasham, 300km northeast of Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan.As per media reports, the tremor occurred at 02:16 a.m. local time (1816 GMT) and was also felt in Pakistan and India’s capital, New Delhi. However, no reports of casualties or damages have been reported yet.
 

Earthquake causes havoc in Pakistan and Afghanistan
A 7.5 magnitude that hit Pakistan and Afghanistan on Monday has caused massive damage to life and property. According to media reports, at least 231 people have been killed in Pakistan. The National Disaster Management said around 1,632 are injured across the country. As per the US Geological Survey, the earthquake occurred on the Hindu Kush, located some 45 miles south of Faizabad. Tremors were felt as far as North India, including Delhi, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Himachal Pradesh.

Region wise death toll in Pakistan

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 185
Gilgit Baltistan : 9
Punjab: 5
Pakistan Occupied Kashmir: 2
Federally Administered Tribal Areas: 30

Afghanistan

The earthquake claimed 82 lives in Afghanistan. The worst affected regions include – Nangarhar, Takhar, Baghlan, Badakhshan, Parwan, and Kunduz provinces.

 

Rescue efforts underway; toll rises to 310

Oct 27, 2015 (8.32 AM UTC) - Rescue efforts are currently underway and Pakistan has sent aircraft and rescuers to isolated valleys that have been devastated in the 7.5 magnitude earthquake that struck Pakistan and Afghanistan on Monday. According to media reports, the toll in the earthquake has risen to 311. Authorities have dispatched a C-130 transport plane to Chitral with rations, blankets and tents.

 

Rescue efforts stepped up; toll rises to 260

Oct 27, 2015 (1.05 AM UTC) - Authorities in Afghanistan and Pakistan have stepped up rescue efforts to help people who have been affected by the 7.5 magnitude earthquake that caused massive damages to life and property in the two countries. According to media reports, the earthquake has claimed 260 lives. Effects of the earthquake are still unclear in the mountainous regions; however, authorities have already sent rescue teams to aid people here. 

 

Death toll 180: Nawaz Sharif to return to Pakistan

Oct 26, 2015 (4.50 PM UTC) - As per latest reports, the death toll in the devastating earthquake that struck Afghanistan and Pakistan has climbed to 180.  Of these, 147 deaths have been reported in Pakistan, while 33 have died in Afghanistan. Media reports quoted a police officer in Badakhshan in Afghanistan as saying that many houses were destroyed in the rural districts. Meanwhile, the Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif would be cutting short his visit to London and would be returning to Pakistan. 

 

Over 1000 people injured in the earthquake

Oct 26, 2015 (4.13 PM, UTC) - As per latest reports, around 160 people have been killed and more than 1000 injured in the devastating earthquake that struck Afghanistan and Pakistan today.  The earthquake caused widespread devastation with several homes destroyed. 

 

Death toll crosses 100

Oct 26, 2015 (3.25 PM, UTC) - The death in the powerful earthquake that rocked Afghanistan and Pakistan has risen to 130. The 7.5 magnitude earthquake sent shock waves as far as North India.  According the media reports, the communication is down in the Hindu Kush area, the epicenter of the earthquake and the coming days would see a rise in the death toll.

 

12 schoolgirls killed in stampede

The 7.5 magnitude earthquake that hit Afghanistan and Pakistan has caused massive destruction. An orange alert on the earthquake has been issued by the USGS. As per media reports, 12 schoolgirls aged 10 to 15 years were crushed in a stampede as they tried to exit their school building.

 

Death toll climbs to 29

Oct 26, 2015 (11.35 am, UTC) - The death toll in the massive earthquake that rocked Afghanistan and Pakistan has climbed to 29. These deaths have been reported from northwest Pakistan.
 

Earthquake rocks Pakistan and Afghanistan: 10 dead, 150 injured
Oct 26, 2015 (10.55 AM, UTC) -
At least 10 people have been killed in the 7.5 magnitude earthquake that rocked Pakistan and Afghanistan. According to media reports, the earthquake left over 150 people injured. Massive tremors were also reported in North India.  The earthquake’s epicenter was in the Hindu Kush region in Afghanistan, said the US Geological Survey.
 

7.5 magnitude earthquake hits South Asia
Oct 26, 2015 -
A powerful earthquake has shaken the south Asian regions of Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. As per media reports, the epicenter of the earthquake is Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan. Reportedly, the quake was centered around 28 miles south-southwest of Jarm, Afghanistan.
 

 

Earthquakes in Afghanistan
DATE TIME LATITUDE LONGITUDE DEPTH MAGNITUDE LOCATION
Sep 17, 2010 19:21:15.01 36.443 70.774 220.1 6.3 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Oct 22, 2009 19:51:27.52 36.517 70.95 185.9 6.2 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Jan 3, 2009 20:23:20.18 36.419 70.743 204.8 6.6 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Dec 12, 2005 21:47:46.07 36.357 71.093 224.6 6.5 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Apr 5, 2004 21:24:04.00 36.512 71.029 187.1 6.6 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Mar 3, 2002 12:08:19.74 36.502 70.482 225.6 7.4 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Mar 3, 2002 12:08:07.81 36.429 70.438 209 6.3 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Jan 3, 2002 07:05:27.67 36.088 70.687 129.3 6.2 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Feb 25, 2001 02:21:59.59 36.424 70.881 202.5 6.2 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Jul 17, 2000 22:53:47.30 36.283 70.924 141.4 6.3 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
May 12, 2000 23:10:29.98 35.975 70.657 107.7 6.3 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Nov 8, 1999 16:45:43.02 36.522 71.24 228.4 6.5 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
May 30, 1998 06:22:28.95 37.106 70.11 33 6.6 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Feb 20, 1998 12:18:06.23 36.479 71.086 235.6 6.4 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Dec 17, 1997 05:51:29.22 36.387 70.773 207 6.3 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
May 13, 1997 14:13:45.74 36.411 70.945 196 6.5 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Oct 18, 1995 09:30:38.50 36.43 70.387 222.7 6.3 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Jun 30, 1994 09:23:21.35 36.326 71.13 226.6 6.3 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Sep 18, 1993 05:02:27.01 36.421 71.592 112.6 6.3 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Aug 9, 1993 12:42:48.19 36.379 70.868 214.5 7 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Aug 9, 1993 11:38:30.53 36.436 70.711 204.2 6.4 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Jul 14, 1991 09:09:11.91 36.334 71.119 212.9 6.7 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Jan 31, 1991 23:03:33.67 35.993 70.423 142.4 6.9 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Jul 13, 1990 14:20:43.47 36.415 70.789 216.8 6.4 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Mar 25, 1990 14:17:18.82 37.034 72.942 33 6.3 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Feb 5, 1990 05:16:46.15 37.047 71.25 109.9 6.3 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Aug 6, 1988 09:03:21.95 36.461 71.043 195 6.3 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Aug 2, 1985 07:46:53.30 36.174 70.78 120.1 6.4 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Jul 29, 1985 07:54:44.07 36.19 70.896 98.7 7.4 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Feb 16, 1984 17:18:41.61 36.431 70.826 207.6 6.4 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Dec 30, 1983 23:52:39.93 36.372 70.738 214.5 7.4 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Dec 16, 1982 00:40:48.72 36.148 69.011 36 6.6 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
May 2, 1981 16:04:55.60 36.355 71.085 228.7 6.3 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Jul 30, 1974 05:12:40.60 36.353 70.763 211 6.5 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Jun 24, 1972 15:29:21.00 36.278 69.681 24 6.3 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Mar 5, 1969 19:33:24.00 36.394 70.746 205.6 6.2 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Jun 6, 1966 07:46:17.00 36.421 71.224 215.6 6.6 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Mar 14, 1965 15:53:07.00 36.405 70.724 207.8 7.4 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Jan 28, 1964 14:09:17.00 36.48 70.947 195.5 6.6 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Sep 12, 1962 20:57:00.00 36.323 68.981 35 6.3 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Jul 6, 1962 23:05:34.00 36.458 70.412 216.2 6.7 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Mar 4, 1949 10:19:31.00 36.563 70.698 228.7 7.5 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Nov 15, 1921 20:36:43.00 36.202 70.711 240 7.8 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan
Jul 7, 1909 21:37:47.00 35.387 70.251 200 7.7 Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan


Map of areas affected by earthquake in Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan - Oct 26, 2015

Map of areas affected by earthquake in Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan

Map showing the epicenter and affected areas by M7.5 earthquake in Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan - Oct 26, 2015
 

Major Earthquakes in Afghanistan from 2000 to 2015

Earthquakes in Afghanistan from 2000 to 2015

Map showing the epicenter of major earthquakes occured in Afganishtan from 2000 to 2015.
 

Major Earthquakes in Afghanistan from 1991 to 2000

Earthquakes in Afghanistan from 1991 to 2000

Map showing the epicenter of major earthquakes occured in Afganishtan from 1991 to 2000.
 

Major Earthquakes in Afghanistan from 1975 to 1990

Earthquakes in Afghanistan from 1975 to 1990

Map showing the epicenter of major earthquakes occured in Afganishtan from 1975 to 1990.
 

Map of areas affected by M7.5 earthquake in Afghanistan

Earthquakes in Afghanistan from 1900 to 1975

Map showing the epicenter of major earthquakes occured in Afganishtan from 1900 to 1975.