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Earthquakes in Afghanistan

Wednesday, 27 March 2002

Type of Event:
Location of Event:
Hindu Kush Mountains, Afghanistan
Date of Charter Activation:
March 27, 2002
Charter Requestor:
Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection and Emergency Preparedness, Canada
Project Management:

Description of the event

On March 25th, 2002 a magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred in the Hindu Kush Region of Afghanistan. Approximately 1000 people were killed, 4000 injured and 1500 houses destroyed in the Nahrin area.

Afghanistan Earthquake

Source: RADARSAT-1
Acquired: 04/04/02

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