Details of Disaster Information

Afghanistan : Earthquake : 2005/10/23
GLIDE: EQ-2005-000181-AFG  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2005/10/23
Name Earthquake
Outline An earthquake destroyed homes and killed five people near Afghanistan's eastern border with Pakistan, a Defense Ministry spokesman said.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • Reuters AlertNet 2005/10/23
    An earthquake hit southeastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing five people and affecting six villages in the province of Paktika, a defence ministry official said.
  • CNN NEWS 2005/10/23
    Pakistan's Seismological Center in the city of Peshawar said two quakes were registered along the border area early Sunday. One was a magnitude-5.2 and hit just after midnight local time. The other, a magnitude-4.9 quake, struck at dawn.