M 5.9 in Pakistan on 06 Oct 2021 22:01 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 1288905
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 9 Km
Lat/Lon: 30.2203 , 68.0142
Event Date: 06 Oct 2021 22:01 UTC
07 Oct 2021 03:01 Local
Exposed Population: About 7000 people in MMI VII
8 thousand (in MMI>=VII)
Inserted at: 18 Oct 2021 15:44 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 5.7 (Pakistan)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0.1 0.1
us6000fsg9 Scaled population (raster) 2.78  
  C1 shakemap -3.12  
  C2 shakemap 1.16  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.07  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 822 | About casualties: 406 | Last hour: 0

Rs 12,000 Ehsaas relief cash to be provided to each family...2021-10-10T14:14+0200.

ISLAMABAD, Oct 10 (APP):Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection Dr. Sania Nishtar has announced Rs 12,000 Ehsaas relief cash each for all families of Harnai. The SAPM visited earthquake hit areas
Earthquake of magnitude 6.7 strikes Vanuatu region – EMSC2021-10-10T11:31+0200.

– A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck the Vanuatu region, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre ( EMSC ) said on Saturday. The quake had a depth of 511 km (318 miles), the EMSC said. The U.S. Tsunami Warning System said there was no
National Rental bike users surge after quake strands many in Tokyo2021-10-10T07:25+0200.

Bicycle share service users surged in central Tokyo after a powerful earthquake shook the capital’s metropolitan area and stranded many train passengers Thursday night. According to Docomo Bike Share Inc., a provider of nationwide rental bi
Quake affectees to be given Rs12,000 each2021-10-10T07:22+0200.

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishter on Saturday said cash relief of Rs12,000 each will be “immediately” given to the families affected by the devastating earthquake, which jolted the Harnai

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),