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Duration2023/03/21 The U.S. Geological Survey reported a magnitude 6.5 earthquake with epicenter 40km south-southeast of Jurm district in Afghanistan at a depth of 187km hit the region on 21 March 2023. Three aftershocks of magnitude 3.9 were recorded so far in the Hindukush region bordering Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan. In Pakistan, the provincial Disaster Management authority (PDMA) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) reported nine fatalities and 44 injuries across the province.
Country or DistrictPakistan

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
Government of Pakistan 2023/03/30
Dead: 9
Injured: 101

Totally Damaged Houses: 22
Partially Damaged Houses: 150

Government of Pakistan 2023/03/23
Dead: 11
Injured: 79

Totally Damaged Houses: 22
Partially Damaged Houses: 150

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Geographycal Data Information
  • USGS 2023/03/21
    M 6.5 - 40 km SSE of Jurm, Afghanistan (2023-03-21 16:47:23 (UTC))
  • ECHO 2023/03/22
    Afghanistan, Pakistan, Earthquake of 21 March 2023 - DG ECHO Daily Map, 22/03/2023
Emergency Relief Information
Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center