M 5.6 in Pakistan on 31 Jul 2022 13:42 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 25.1527 , 63.5489
Event Date: 31 Jul 2022 13:42 UTC
31 Jul 2022 18:42 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI VI
30 thousand in MMI&>=V
Source: NEIC us6000i6yz
Inserted at: 01 Aug 2022 17:20 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 5.7 (Pakistan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000i6yz Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -3.12  
  C2 shakemap 1.16  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.07  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1456027 0 31 Jul 2022 13:42 5.5M, 10km 5.63 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:21 NEIC
1456218 0 31 Jul 2022 13:42 5.6M, 10km 5.7 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 1d 03:37 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Pakistan ,of Baluchistan (population 6,517,825) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
<1000 people
32000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1456027 25.16/63.542 5.5 10.0 5.644 31 Jul 2022 14:04 00:22 (new episode)
2 0 1456027 25.155/63.541 5.5 10.0 5.629 31 Jul 2022 14:52 01:10 (upd of #1)
3 0 1456027 25.155/63.541 5.5 10.0 5.629 31 Jul 2022 15:46 02:04 (upd of #2)
4 0 1456027 25.155/63.541 5.5 10.0 5.629 01 Aug 2022 14:40 1d 00:58 (upd of #3)
5 0 1456218 25.153/63.549 5.6 10.0 5.699 01 Aug 2022 17:40 1d 03:58 (new episode)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Baluchistan Pakistan 36000 people
Baluchistan Pakistan 4400 people
Baluchistan Pakistan 290000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pasni Balochistan Pakistan Village 33000 people 13 km
Miski Balochistan Pakistan Village - 26 km
Rumra Balochistan Pakistan Village - 33 km
Ghulaman-i-Bent Balochistan Pakistan Village - 49 km
Kalat Balochistan Pakistan Village - 57 km
Kandasole Balochistan Pakistan Village - 61 km
Makola Balochistan Pakistan Village - 69 km
Jamak Balochistan Pakistan Village - 78 km
Karochi Tangi Balochistan Pakistan Village - 81 km
Pidarak Balochistan Pakistan Village - 83 km
Kappar Balochistan Pakistan Village - 87 km
Jamgwang Balochistan Pakistan Village - 91 km
Basol Balochistan Pakistan Village - 91 km
Gadag-i Bent Balochistan Pakistan Village - 95 km
Herok Balochistan Pakistan Village - 96 km
Barambah Balochistan Pakistan Village - 98 km
Sharak Balochistan Pakistan Village - 100 km
Hoshab Balochistan Pakistan Village - 103 km
Ormara Raik Balochistan Pakistan Village - 104 km
Turbat Balochistan Pakistan Village 76000 people 104 km
Karkiabdar Balochistan Pakistan Village - 104 km
Balor Balochistan Pakistan Village - 105 km
Kikki Balochistan Pakistan Village - 110 km
Ormara Balochistan Pakistan Village 13000 people 110 km
Amalani Balochistan Pakistan Village - 111 km
Kalatak Balochistan Pakistan Village - 115 km
Jawar Khan Balochistan Pakistan Village - 118 km
Tank Balochistan Pakistan Village - 120 km
Gwadar Balochistan Pakistan Village 48000 people 122 km
Kolwa Balochistan Pakistan Village - 123 km
Nasirabad Balochistan Pakistan Village - 127 km
Bisholi Balochistan Pakistan Village - 130 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Pasni PSI 4 Civ. Paved Yes 8900
Ormara ORW 3 Civ. Paved Yes 5000
Turbat TUK 122 Civ. Paved Yes 6000
Gwadar GWD 29 Civ. Paved Yes 5000
Robray 559 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Pasni PKPSI Pakistan
Ormara PKORW Pakistan
Gwadar PKGWD Pakistan

More information

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