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M 7.3 in Iran, Islamic Republic of on 12 Nov 2017 18:18 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 7.3M
  • Depth: 23.22 Km
  • Event Date: 12 Nov 2017 18:18 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 2480000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 12 Nov 2017 21:16 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 6.9 (IRQ)
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: IRQ= 6.9; IRN= 4.6

Overview

Iran, Iraq - Earthquake

(Created: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 07:01:00 +01:00)

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For this event GDACS has links for additional reports:

13/Nov/2017 05:22 UTC Earthquake on Iran Iraq border - Flash report

References

Known identifiers for this event: gfz2017wexs (geofonid) us2000bmcg (neicid) 629693 (emscid)

Links and resources

    Latest media headlines

    Articles: 438 | About casualties: 63 | Last hour: 0

    Fuerzas iraníes continúan en labores de rescate por terremoto
    Sun, 19 Nov 2017 12:47:00 +0100   prensa-latina (es)

    Teherán, 19 nov (PL) El Ejército, el Cuerpo de Guardianes de la Revolución Islámica y la Cruz Roja, entre otras, continuaban hoy en las labores de apoyo a las víctimas del terremoto del domingo pasado en el oeste de Irán. Esas fuerzas están desplegadas en varias ciudades de la provincia occidental....

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    2:45 Fuerzas iraníes continúan en labores de rescate por terremoto
    Sun, 19 Nov 2017 09:13:00 +0100   prensa-latina (es)

    19 de noviembre de 2017, 02:45 Teherán, 19 nov (PL) El Ejército, el Cuerpo de Guardianes de la Revolución Islámica y la Cruz Roja, entre otras, continuaban hoy en las labores de apoyo a las víctimas del terremoto del domingo pasado en el oeste de Irán.

    People and organisations:

    Trauma therapists in Iran’s quake-hit areas
    Sun, 19 Nov 2017 05:10:00 +0100   irna (en)

    In the days following an earthquake, people need mental health aids besides accommodation, food and cloths, Head of Ministry of Health and Medical Education department for mental health Aki Asadi told Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA). Twenty five more talking therapy practitioner teams will....

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    Estimated casualties (PAGER)

    USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

    USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

    Data, images, links, services and documents

    For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (68), EMM (1), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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