M 5.8 in Iran, Islamic Republic of on 13 May 2017 18:01 UTC

Event 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
Lat/Lon: 37.8531 , 57.2677
Event Date: 13 May 2017 18:01 UTC
Exposed Population: 917285 people within 100km
Inserted at: 13 May 2017 18:21 UTC
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Latest media headlines

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

Iran (Islamic Republic of): Iranian Red Crescent ends quake rescue operations in North KhorasanWed, 17 May 2017 17:45:00 +0200. 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 bes...
38 Atom-Befürworter spielen mit Katastrophen-Ängsten «Vulkan legt Solar-Anlagen lahm!»Wed, 17 May 2017 16:43:00 +0200. Nein, ein Witz finde ich das nicht. Ich finde, man sollte auch die Gefahr eines Vulkanausbruches einberechnen, genau so wie alle andern Gefahren. Einen grossen Unterschied zu einem Unfall in einem Atomreaktor gibt es aber schon: Bei einem Vulkanausbr...
4 Atom-Befürworter spielen mit Katastrophen-Ängsten «Vulkan legt Solar-Anlagen lahm!»Wed, 17 May 2017 15:42:00 +0200. Das Märchen zeugt vom Respekt und der Anerkennung gegenüber den Kernenergiegegnern: Diese erzählten vor 6 Jahren das Märchen vom Fukushima-Tsunami in Mühleberg... Höchstwahrscheinlich wird es kein Vulkanausbruch mit derart Gravierenden Folgen geben, ...
L’influenza del “Grande Perturbatore” e gli Eventi Meteo estremi sulla TerraWed, 17 May 2017 15:21:00 +0200. Ormai sono anni e anni che Nibiru è diventato un argomento sempre più controverso per i teorici della cospirazione e ricercatori della verità. Una cosa importante va detta: “Il governo ha occultato con la complicità dei media la verità sul massiccio ...

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (41), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),