M 5.5 in Pakistan on 14 Nov 2020 02:56 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: 5.5M
Depth: 12.05 Km
Lat/Lon: 30.3638 , 67.4589
Event Date: 14 Nov 2020 02:56 UTC
14 Nov 2020 07:56 Local
Exposed Population: About 1000 people in MMI VII
3290000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us7000cet5
Inserted at: 14 Nov 2020 03:16 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 7.5 (Pakistan)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Afghanistan= 7.5; Pakistan= 5.7

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000cet5 Scaled population (raster) 2.01  
  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
1343133 0 14 Nov 2020 02:56 5.5M, 12.05km 7.01 2 thousand (in MMI>=VII) 00:20 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
1500 people
28000 people
840000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1343133 30.364/67.459 5.5 12.1 6.514 14 Nov 2020 03:18 00:21 (new episode)
2 0 1343133 30.364/67.459 5.5 12.1 7.007 14 Nov 2020 05:00 02:03 (upd of #1)
3 0 1343133 30.364/67.459 5.5 12.1 7.007 15 Nov 2020 03:01 1d 00:04 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Baluchistan Pakistan 18000 people
Baluchistan Pakistan 1.3 million people
Baluchistan Pakistan 2.3 million people
Zabol Afghanistan 2800 people
Quandahar Afghanistan 34000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Dirgi Balochistan Pakistan Village - 6 km
Ahmadum Balochistan Pakistan Village - 17 km
Kawas Balochistan Pakistan City - 15 km
Khost Balochistan Pakistan Village - 19 km
Urak Balochistan Pakistan Village - 31 km
Khanozai Balochistan Pakistan Village - 32 km
Saraghurg Balochistan Pakistan Village - 44 km
Quetta Balochistan Pakistan City 730000 people 46 km
Shaikh Manda Balochistan Pakistan Village - 49 km
Malazai Balochistan Pakistan Village - 52 km
Ziarat Balochistan Pakistan Village <1000 people 26 km
Spera Ragha Balochistan Pakistan Village - 27 km
Spin Sakhar Balochistan Pakistan Village - 29 km
Gwal Balochistan Pakistan Village - 32 km
Sangan Balochistan Pakistan Village - 32 km
Churmian Balochistan Pakistan Village - 40 km
Bostan Balochistan Pakistan Village - 44 km
Torah Shah Balochistan Pakistan Village - 50 km
Pishin Balochistan Pakistan Village 22000 people 52 km
Qala Viala Balochistan Pakistan Village - 52 km
Chinijan Balochistan Pakistan Village - 52 km
Marzaghan Balochistan Pakistan Village - 53 km
Harnai Balochistan Pakistan Village 10000 people 54 km
Kech Beg Balochistan Pakistan Village - 54 km
Mach Balochistan Pakistan Village 16000 people 56 km
Sangan Balochistan Pakistan Village - 56 km
Ghilzai Kooz Balochistan Pakistan Village - 56 km
Zama Balochistan Pakistan Village - 57 km
Hindubagh Balochistan Pakistan Village - 58 km
Pui Balochistan Pakistan Village - 59 km
Malezai Balochistan Pakistan Village - 60 km
Kolpur Balochistan Pakistan Village - 61 km
Karbala Balochistan Pakistan Village - 63 km
Sagai Balochistan Pakistan Village - 72 km
Bibi Nani Balochistan Pakistan Village - 74 km
Badra Balochistan Pakistan Village - 77 km
Sabura Balochistan Pakistan Village - 78 km
Yar Mohammad Balochistan Pakistan Village - 80 km
Ahmaqzai Balochistan Pakistan Village - 81 km
Smallan Balochistan Pakistan Village - 82 km
Qila Abdullah Balochistan Pakistan Village - 82 km
Sardar Khel Balochistan Pakistan Village - 83 km
Tangi Ziarat Balochistan Pakistan Village - 83 km
Barj Aziz Khan Balochistan Pakistan Village - 84 km
Murgha Faqirzai Balochistan Pakistan Village - 84 km
Mastung Balochistan Pakistan Village 28000 people 86 km
Gulistan Balochistan Pakistan Village - 89 km
Gwal Bagh Balochistan Pakistan Village - 89 km
Paindai Milan Balochistan Pakistan Village - 93 km
Qila Saifullah Balochistan Pakistan Village - 95 km
Kurram Balochistan Pakistan Village - 95 km
Mandai Balochistan Pakistan Village - 96 km
Shikh Wasil Balochistan Pakistan Village - 97 km
Khajjak Balochistan Pakistan Village - 98 km
Sibi Balochistan Pakistan City 63000 people 99 km
Dadhar Balochistan Pakistan Village - 100 km
Panjpai Balochistan Pakistan Village - 106 km
Duki Balochistan Pakistan Village 6200 people 109 km
Loralai Balochistan Pakistan City 37000 people 109 km
Talli Balochistan Pakistan Village - 112 km
Mall Nau Balochistan Pakistan Village - 115 km
Spin Buldak Kandahar Afghanistan Village - 125 km
Ismail Shahr Balochistan Pakistan Village - 126 km
Haji Balochistan Pakistan Village - 127 km
Sattar Kalay Kandahar Afghanistan Village - 131 km
Terhi Balochistan Pakistan Village - 136 km
Sachu Balochistan Pakistan Village - 139 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)
Quetta UET 1600 Civ. Paved Yes 12000
Dhingar 1584 0
Sibi SBQ unknown 0
Lora Lai LRG unknown 0

More information

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