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

Event time line

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AlertShake
ID
ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax
mmi
Date event (UTC)Date shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1167694 37.853100/57.267700 5.8 12.45 6.99 13 May 2017 18:01 13 May 2017 18:21 00:20
2 0 1167694 37.853100/57.267700 5.8 12.45 6.99 13 May 2017 18:01 13 May 2017 20:02 02:01 (upd of #1)
3 0 1167694 37.853100/57.267700 5.8 12.45 6.99 13 May 2017 18:01 14 May 2017 00:35 06:34 (upd of #2)

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in Iran, Islamic Republic of ,of Khorasan (population 6,855,702) .

The alertlevel for this event is Orange

Population

Population in major intensity
Intensity Population
<1000 people
12000 people
49000 people

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Khorasan Iran, Islamic Republic of <1000 people
Khorasan Iran, Islamic Republic of 12000 people
Khorasan Iran, Islamic Republic of 49000 people
Ashkhabad Turkmenistan <1000 people
Khorasan Iran, Islamic Republic of 820000 people
Ashkhabad Turkmenistan 300000 people
Krasnovodsk Turkmenistan 23000 people
Mazandaran Iran, Islamic Republic of 4800 people

Affected cities (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
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
Kulun Qal'ehsi North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 25 km
Solvukli Ahal Turkmenistan Village5 - 25 km
Qush Tappeh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 28 km
Chashmehgah North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 30 km
Keykanlu North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 32 km
Tangeh-ye Raz North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 31 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
Abdollahabad North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 35 km
Agh Mazar North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 35 km
Tatin North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 36 km
Basurkanlu North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 37 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
Garma Khan North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 41 km
Darbandan North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 42 km
Bojnurd North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran City 130000 people 42 km
Kalateh-ye Hajji Shahsavar North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 42 km
Germab Ahal Turkmenistan Village5 - 44 km
Bagleg North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 45 km
'Ali Khan Qal'eh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 47 km
Chowpasan North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 48 km
Ab Chur North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 49 km
Mehmanak North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 49 km
Qazi North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 49 km
Kharaki North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 50 km
Kergeli Balkan Turkmenistan Village5 - 51 km
Chukanlu North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 52 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
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
Dar Sufeyan North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 57 km
Yaradzhy Ahal Turkmenistan Village4 - 57 km
Qal'eh Khan North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 58 km
Karkuli North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 59 km
Khodzhakala Balkan Turkmenistan Village5 - 60 km
Karagan Ahal Turkmenistan Village5 - 60 km
Yaradzha Ahal Turkmenistan Village5 - 60 km
Rezaabad North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 61 km
Shahrabad Kord North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 61 km
Now Deh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 61 km
Hesar North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 61 km
Gerivan North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 62 km
Dashtak Qal'ehsi North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 62 km
Firuzeh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 62 km
Kalateh-ye Zaman Sufi North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 62 km
Havar North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 63 km
Karaul Ahal Turkmenistan Village5 - 63 km
Kruchay Ahal Turkmenistan Village5 - 64 km
Ab-i-Shiran North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 64 km
Tudeh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 64 km
Efsidan North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 64 km
Shurak North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 64 km
Chahar Bid North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 65 km
Koyno-Kumbez Balkan Turkmenistan Village5 - 65 km
Shoqan North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 65 km
Bakharden Ahal Turkmenistan City - 66 km
Yak-Kala Ahal Turkmenistan Village5 - 66 km
Nova Ahal Turkmenistan Village5 - 66 km
Paykotal North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 67 km
Sisparanlu-ye Bala North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 67 km
Kalateh Chanbar North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 68 km
Bam North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 68 km
Geok-Tepe Ahal Turkmenistan City - 69 km
Zeyarat North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 69 km
Varaqi North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 69 km
Milanlu Bala North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 69 km
Gaz Bashi North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 69 km
Kalateh-ye Sohrab North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 69 km
Chaman Bid North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 70 km
Imeni Politotdela Ahal Turkmenistan Village5 - 70 km
Badamloq North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 70 km
Tabar North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 70 km
Kuruzhdey Balkan Turkmenistan Village5 - 71 km
Nokhur Ahal Turkmenistan Village5 - 72 km
'Araqi North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 72 km
Zavarom North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 72 km
Bezabad North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 72 km
Rezaabad North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 74 km
Navayan North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 75 km
Khanlog North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 76 km
Hesarcheh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 76 km
Imeni Kirova Ahal Turkmenistan Village5 - 77 km
Qezel Hesar Bala North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 77 km
Kommunizm Ahal Turkmenistan Village4 - 77 km
Birleshik Pervyy Ahal Turkmenistan Village4 - 77 km
Shirvan North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran City 70000 people 77 km
Darband North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 77 km
Qowynanlu-ye Bamir North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 78 km
Honameh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 78 km
Kalateh-ye Muri North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 78 km
Chaman Bia North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 79 km
Chahar Maran North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 80 km
Khvosh-e Bala North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 81 km
Tavi North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 81 km
Bacheh Darreh North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 82 km
Chaharborj North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 82 km
Sast North/Razavi/South Khorasan Iran Village5 - 83 km

Critical infrastructure

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

Nearby and affected airports
Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Bojnord BJB 1076 Civ. Paved Yes 9700
Kelyata 151 0
Ashkhabad / Bezmein 300 0
Soga 750 0



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