Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Earthquake in Afghanistan (2015-10-26)


Activation time (UTC): 2015-10-26 17:48:00 Event time (UTC): 2015-10-26 09:09:00 Event type: Earthquake

Activation reason:
A 7.5- magnitude earthquake hit northeastern Afghanistan on Monday afternoon, sending shock waves across southern Asia. The quake's epicenter was 213 kilometers deep and 73 km southeast of Feyzabad in a remote area of Afghanistan in the Hindu Kush mountain range. Extensive damage to buildings and injuries have been reported.

Reference maps produced: 8 Delineation maps produced: 0 Grading maps produced: 8

Copernicus Emergency Management Service - Mapping is a service funded by European Commission aimed at providing actors in the management of natural and man-made disasters, in particular Civil Protection Authorities and Humanitarian Aid actors, with mapping products based on satellite imagery.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2015):  Earthquake in Afghanistan (2015-10-26). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2015-10-26
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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37.2165229999° N, 71.0015129999° E, 36.3312810155° S, 69.2522558475° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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