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


This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
  • Depth: 12.45 Km
  • Event Date: 13 May 2017 18:01 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 917285 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 13 May 2017 18:21 UTC


Iran - Earthquake

(Created: Tue, 16 May 2017 03:54:00 +02:00)

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Known identifiers for this event: us10008s7b (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 110 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Iran (Islamic Republic of): Iranian Red Crescent ends quake rescue operations in North Khorasan
Wed, 17 May 2017 17:45:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

Dr. Seyed Amir Mohsen Ziaee, President of the Iranian Red Crescent visited the earthquake affected areas in North Khorasan and said that Red Crescent was immediately on the scene in the first hours of the earthquake and provided relief assistance besides performing its rescue operation.

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Iran (Islamic Republic of): Iran - 5.8 Mw Earthquake - DG ECHO Daily Map | 16/05/2017
Wed, 17 May 2017 05:48:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

Situation An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 M at a depth of 12 km hit northern Iran on 13 May at 18.01 UTC. The epicenter was located approx. 42 km north north-west of Bojnurd city (North Khorasan province). USGS PAGER indicates shaking up to "Very Strong" for 2 000 people and up to "Strong" for 8 000 people.

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Iran (Islamic Republic of): Veep urges speeding up relief operation in quake-hit N. Khorasan areas
Mon, 15 May 2017 01:15:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

Tehran, May 14, IRNA – First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri stressed the need for deployment of all resources to address problems of those left injured following the earthquake in the city of Pishqaleh in North Khorasan Province. Jahangiri during a telephone conversation on Sunday with governor....

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