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Product ID: 2763 - English
Published: 31 Jan, 2018
GLIDE: EQ20180131PAK

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On Wednesday 31 January 2018 at 07:07UTC time, a M6.1 earthquake hit the northern part of Afghanistan with tremors felt as far away as India and Pakistan. The epicenter is located in the Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan. According to media as of 31 January 2018, 1 casualty has been reported and 11 people have been injured.
Based on the intensity data from the USGS as of 31 January 2018, and population data from WorldPop-2015 (100m resolution), UNITAR-UNOSAT conducted a population exposure analysis in response to the earthquake event. Based on the results, which are described in detail in this report, UNITAR-UNOSAT identified more than 7,300,000 people exposed to intensity IV.

Intensity Data: US Geological Survey (USGS) downloaded on 31 January 2018 at 10:45UTC
Administrative Levels: HDX
Spatial Demographic Data: WorldPop (2015), 100 m spatial resolution
Analysis: UNITAR-UNOSAT (31/01/2018)

Resolution: 100m

Admin Boundaries: GADM & HDX
Analysis : UNITAR - UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR - UNOSAT