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Disaster Activation: Eastern Afghanistan Earthquake 2015

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HOT support magnitude 7.5 Eastern Afghanistan Earthquake

The 2015 Eastern Afghanistan Earthquake hit remote areas of Afghanistan and Pakistan on Monday the 26th October with a magnitude of 7.5, with a series of tremors, measuring 4.0 or higher striking west of the original epicentre in the following hours. The US Geological Survey (USGS) reported that the earthquake was centred in the mountainous Hindu Kush region, 76km (45 miles) south of Faizabad, in Badakhshan province.

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Eastern Afghanistan Earthquake Day 2

Since the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) officially activated on the 27th October, the team has been working hard to evaluate the mapping needs in response to the Eastern Afghanistan earthquake. There are two Tasking Manager projects set up in an effort to map key affected areas.

Mhairi O'Hara — 29 October, 2015

Eastern Afghanistan Earthquake Day 1

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) calls upon our community to assist those affected by disaster for the second time in under one week

Russell Deffner — 28 October, 2015