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Mw 5.8 Earthquake, Green alert in Iran, Islamic Republic of on 13 May 2017 18:01 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5.8M, Depth:12.45km
  • on 13 May 2017 18:01 UTC
  • 917285 people within 100km
  • inserted at 13 May 2017 18:21:06

Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 5.8 M
  • Depth: 12.45 km (shallow)
  • Area affected by light damage (estimated radius): 27 km (MMI VI)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us10008s7b
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 37.8531, 57.2677
  • Time (UTC): 13 May 2017 18:01:01
  • Time (ECT): 13 May 2017 20:01:01

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in Iran, Islamic Republic of , Province of Khorasan (population 6,855,702) . The nearest places are Pish Darreh, Qatlish, Mianzow, Qeshlag-e Naveh, Yalanchi, Raz, Soluklu, Pashindeh, Gifan, Izman-e 'Olya, and Badamloq.

Population

Population near epicenter
Radius Population
100 km 910000 people
75 km 540000 people
50 km 370000 people
20 km 13000 people
10 km 3200 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Khorasan Iran, Islamic Republic of 6.8 million people
Ashkhabad Turkmenistan -

Affected Populated Places (first 100 records)

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pish Darreh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 6 km
Qatlish North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 6 km
Mianzow North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 7 km
Qeshlag-e Naveh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 12 km
Yalanchi North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 15 km
Raz North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 17 km
Soluklu North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 18 km
Pashindeh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 18 km
Gifan North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 18 km
Izman-e 'Olya North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 21 km
Maneh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 22 km
Tazeh Qal'eh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 23 km
Yoghunborj North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 23 km
Tazeh Qal'eh-Ye Tork Ha North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 23 km
Kulun Qal'ehsi North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 25 km
Solvukli Ahal Turkmenistan Village5 - 25 km
Gholaman North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 25 km
Solyukli Ahal Turkmenistan Village6 - 26 km
Bireh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 27 km
Qush Tappeh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 28 km
Adineh Qolt North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 29 km
Chashmehgah North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 30 km
Tangeh-ye Raz North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 31 km
Dashli Qal'eh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 32 km
Keykanlu North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 32 km
Tangeh-Ye Torkman North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 32 km
Ja'farabad North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 32 km
Baghcheq North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 32 km
'Ali Mohammad North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 33 km
Tarangi North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 34 km
Soyukhsu-Ye Haja' Ali North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 35 km
Soyukhsu-Ye Moradkhan North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 35 km
Borj-E Zanganlu North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 35 km
Abdollahabad North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 35 km
Agh Mazar North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 35 km
Soyukhsu-Ye Hashem North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 36 km
Tatin North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 36 km
Rastegan North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 37 km
Basurkanlu North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 37 km
Qwaraz Akhund North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 38 km
Ozunbijeh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 38 km
Robat North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 38 km
Baqleq North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 39 km
Kurkulab Ahal Turkmenistan Village5 - 40 km
Shaikh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 40 km
Porseh Su-Ye 'olya North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 41 km
Garma Khan North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 41 km
Besh Darreh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 41 km
Kerik North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 41 km
Darbandan North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 42 km
Hasan Mast North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 42 km
Bojnurd North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran City 130000 people 42 km
Mallakian North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 42 km
Kalateh-ye Hajji Shahsavar North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 42 km
Takaleh Quz North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 42 km
Porseh Su-Ye Sopla' Balkan Turkmenistan Village6 - 43 km
Naderabad North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 44 km
Germab Ahal Turkmenistan Village5 - 44 km
Biar-E Barbar North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 45 km
Amirkhan North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 45 km
Kharraki-Ye Barbarha North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 45 km
Buya Qoli North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 45 km
Bagleg North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 45 km
Ashraf Darreh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 46 km
Molla Hasan North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 47 km
'Ali Khan Qal'eh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 47 km
Shirabad North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 48 km
Chowpasan North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 48 km
Zow-Ye Olya North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 49 km
Ab Chur North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 49 km
Mehmanak North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 49 km
Arkan North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 49 km
Qazi North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 49 km
Khartut North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 50 km
Kharaki North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 50 km
Kergeli Balkan Turkmenistan Village5 - 51 km
Koynekesir Balkan Turkmenistan Village6 - 51 km
Khairabad North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 51 km
Kushkeh Rebat North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 51 km
Chukanlu North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 52 km
Qareh Mosalla North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 52 km
Tutli-Ye Sofla North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 53 km
Shahabad North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 53 km
Tutli North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 53 km
Chakhmaqlu North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 53 km
Ash Khanch North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 54 km
Ra'in North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 54 km
Ashkhaneh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 55 km
Sisab North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 56 km
Chenaran North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 56 km
Dar Sufeyan North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 57 km
Yaradzhy Ahal Turkmenistan Village4 - 57 km
Kashanak North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 57 km
Heydarabad North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 57 km
Qal'eh Now North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 58 km
Qal'eh Khan North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 58 km
Lojanli North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village6 - 59 km
Karkuli North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 59 km
Khodzhakala Balkan Turkmenistan Village5 - 60 km
Karagan Ahal Turkmenistan Village5 - 60 km

Critical infrastructure

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

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Bojnord BJB 1076 Civ. Paved Yes 9700 40 km
Kelyata 151 0 60 km

Event time line

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event calculation detail

Event calculation detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km                      20km
Vulnerability
Score
Max Height(m)
 
 
Episode 1167694
1 realtime 2017-05-13 20:21:24 920 thousand 10 thousand 1.31 0
  Earthquake 185555
0.59 realtime 2017-05-13 20:21:24 920 thousand 10 thousand 1.31 0
  Shakemap 3
2 realtime 2017-05-26 11:37:52 No people affected 0 0
 
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IDAlert Color Date (UTC)Mag. and depthMax Intensity (mmi*)Pop. within 100 kmTsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
1167694

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km                      20km
Vulnerability
Score
Max Height(m)
Episode 1167694
1 realtime 2017-05-13 20:21:24 920 thousand 1.31 0
  Earthquake 185555
0.59 realtime 2017-05-13 20:21:24 920 thousand 10 thousand 1.31 0
  Shakemap 3
2 realtime 2017-05-26 11:37:52 No people affected 0 0
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13 May 2017 18:01 5.8M, 12.45km 6.99 920 thousand 00:20 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

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