M 7.3 in Iran, Islamic Republic of on 12 Nov 2017 18:18 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 7.3M
Depth: 23.22 Km
Lat/Lon: 34.8857 , 45.9411
Event Date: 12 Nov 2017 18:18 UTC
Exposed Population: 2480000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000bmcg
Inserted at: 12 Nov 2017 21:16 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 6.9 (Iraq)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Iraq= 6.9; Iran= 4.6

Gdacs Score

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1187257 2.66 12 Nov 2017 18:18 7.4M, 10km N/A 1.8 million 00:06 GEOFON
1187260 2.8 12 Nov 2017 18:18 7.6M, 10km N/A 1.7 million 00:15 EMSC
1187262 2.2 12 Nov 2017 18:18 7.2M, 33.94km 7.4 2.6 million 00:18 NEIC
1187265 2.39 12 Nov 2017 18:18 7.2M, 19km N/A 2.8 million 00:29 EMSC
1187275 2.26 12 Nov 2017 18:18 7.3M, 24.98km 7.8 2.6 million 01:33 NEIC
1187287 2.81 12 Nov 2017 18:18 7.3M, 23.22km 8.38 2.5 million 02:57 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Iran, Islamic Republic of , Province of Bakhtaran (population 1,899,338) . The nearest places are Asgaleh, Sheykh Salleh, Kani Rash, Nahang, Balah Su, Gazneh, Vanisar, Qin Sakht, Bavisi, Badrowl, and Faraj Ways.

Radius Population
100 km 2.4 million people
75 km 1 million people
50 km 340000 people
20 km 19000 people
10 km 3600 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Bakhtaran Iran, Islamic Republic of 1.8 million people
As Sulaymaniyah Iraq 1.2 million people
Diyala Iraq 920000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Asgaleh Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 9 km
Sheykh Salleh Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 10 km
Kani Rash Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 10 km
Nahang Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 12 km
Balah Su As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 14 km
Gazneh Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 16 km
Vanisar Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 18 km
Qin Sakht Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 18 km
Bavisi Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 20 km
Badrowl Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 20 km
Mish Rangin Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 21 km
Mirmirah Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 21 km
Saraw Diyala Iraq Village6 - 23 km
Unk As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 26 km
Haji Lar Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 26 km
Dulf As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 27 km
Maydan Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 28 km
Dowdan Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 29 km
Rashiaw As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 29 km
Aobar Diyalá Iraq Village6 - 29 km
Bawa Kirchak As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 31 km
Ravan-E Zardui Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 31 km
Baba Yadegar Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 31 km
Bamuk As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 32 km
Chahar Qal'ah Diyalá Iraq Village6 - 33 km
Bani Khaglan As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 33 km
Halabjah As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village4 31000 people 33 km
'Ali Bag Soltan Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 33 km
Tin Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 33 km
Ababelli As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 33 km
Qal'eh Badri Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 34 km
Pungala As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 35 km
Jalilah As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 35 km
Dara Duwen As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 36 km
Daruni Khan As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 36 km
Zamaqi-E Saru As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 37 km
Sheykhan Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 37 km
Banan As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 37 km
Nesfeh Kar Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 37 km
Desheh Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 38 km
Birke As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 38 km
Heravi Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 39 km
Barkal As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 39 km
Baisalmain As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 40 km
Now Sud Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 40 km
Shusharni-Ye Bala Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 41 km
Vazli Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 41 km
Narvi Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 41 km
Byara As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 42 km
Dehtui Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 42 km
Chinarah As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 42 km
Tawilah As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 42 km
Sharekan Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 43 km
Khail-I Hama As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 43 km
Dar-e Khvor Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 43 km
Paveh Kermanshah Iran Village4 17000 people 43 km
Najjar Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 43 km
Gorashala Diyala Iraq Village5 - 43 km
Qalwaza As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 44 km
Bin Darreh Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 44 km
Nosmeh Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 44 km
Durisan Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 44 km
Dezavar Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 44 km
Vorra Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 44 km
Nudsheh Kermanshah Iran Village4 - 44 km
Nowdesheh Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 45 km
Amar Qal'a As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 45 km
Rajab Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 45 km
Hani Garmaleh Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 45 km
Dekon As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 45 km
Hajij-E Kuchek Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 45 km
Yarmad As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 46 km
Ban Bid Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 46 km
Bustana As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 46 km
Pol-e Zohab Kermanshah Iran Village4 - 47 km
Baharvas Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 47 km
Khurma As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village4 - 48 km
Shahvar Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 48 km
Ahmad Awah As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 48 km
Hajije Bozorg Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 48 km
Sola As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 50 km
Unk As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 50 km
Ballkha As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 50 km
Nav Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 50 km
Quchi Vashi Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 51 km
Sangar-i Zhuru Diyalá Iraq Village6 - 51 km
Shayegan Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 51 km
Gor-I Asp As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 51 km
Kani Kawah As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village6 - 51 km
Owraman Kordestan Iran Village6 - 51 km
Qasr-e Shirin Kermanshah Iran Village4 - 51 km
Kalji Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 51 km
Zarayin As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 51 km
Bolbor Kordestan Iran Village6 - 52 km
Saiyid Sadiq As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 52 km
Novan Kordestan Iran Village6 - 52 km
Asbriz Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 52 km
Salin Kordestan Iran Village6 - 52 km
Kurr Kala Kermanshah Iran Village6 - 53 km
Aspariz Kordestan Iran Village6 - 53 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Derbendikhan Diyala 1961 33 km

More information

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