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Afghanistan: Earthquake: 2002/04/12 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/04/12
Country or District Afghanistan
Event Type Earthquake
Outline An earthquake struck north of Afghanistan's capital Friday morning, collapsing several shops and buildings in a town where hundreds were killed in a tremor last month. More than 100 people were feared dead or injured
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.3 2002/04/17
Dead: 50 people

Injured: 150 people
Completely collapsed: 160 houses

Partially damaged: 154 houses

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OCHA Situation Report No.3 2002/04/17
160 houses have completely collapsed, 154 are partially damaged.

Reuters 2002/04/15
On 14 April Afghanistan rattled again by quakes, two dead.

Reuters AlertNet 2002/04/12
Afghan district of Nahrin little more than two weeks after a series of tremors killed more 1,000 people in the area.

OCHA Situation Report No.2 2002/04/14
The total number of casualties now stands at 50 people.The number of injured people is estimated at 150.

yahoo!singapore news 2002/04/12
More than 100 killed or injured in new Afghan quake

CNN new 2002/04/12
Second quake rocks northern Afghanistan

Geographycal Data

USGS National Earthquake Information Center
Magnitude 5.9、 Depth 10 kilometers