M 4.9 in Iran, Islamic Republic of on 17 Jul 2018 03:58 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1150451
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 37.5897 , 57.0342
Event Date: 17 Jul 2018 03:58 UTC
Exposed Population: 1010000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 17 Jul 2018 04:18 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.1 (Turkmenistan)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Turkmenistan= 6.1; Iran= 4.6

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0.2 0.2
us2000g6t5 Scaled population 6.18  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.12  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

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Iran (Islamic Republic of): Red Crescent Responds to North Khorasan Ea ... Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:02:00 +0200.

BOJNOURD, July 18 (IRCS) _ Red Crescent has provided emergency shelter for 30 rural earthquake-affected households in Sankhast City, the northeastern Province of North Khorasan. A magnitude 4.9 earthquake struck Sankhast city in Jajarm Coun
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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 (33), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),