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.
Eastern Afghanistan Earthquake
Posted by Mhairi O'Hara on Oct, 28 2015
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.