DATASET

Earthquake in Afghanistan (2015-10-26)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


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 products: 8
Delineation products: 0
Grading products: 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.

Contact

Email
jrc-ems-rapidmapping (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

How to cite

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2015): Earthquake in Afghanistan (2015-10-26). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/f06a6b4d-3d00-40ae-84fa-eca97f5a9202

Keywords

Copernicus Service EMSR145 Earthquake Mapping Emergency AFG Rapid Mapping Afghanistan Emergency Management CEMS Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus EMS

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR145]: Earthquake in Afghanistan (2015-10-26)
URL 
  • All maps produced in scope of this Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping activation downloadable as georeferenced PDFs, TIFFs and JPEGs together with relevant vector data (SHP, KML) as well.

Spatial coverage

Type Value
GML
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GEO
POLYGON((69.252255847469 37.2165229999,71.0015129999 37.2165229999,71.0015129999 36.3312810155,69.252255847469 36.3312810155,69.252255847469 37.2165229999))
GEO
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Lineage information

No additional information

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-04-23
Modified date
2021-04-19
Issued date
2015-10-26
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR145 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/f06a6b4d-3d00-40ae-84fa-eca97f5a9202
Popularity