M 5.8 in Iran, Islamic Republic of on 22 Jul 2018 10:07 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 1151140
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 52 Km
Lat/Lon: 34.51 , 46.13
Event Date: 22 Jul 2018 10:07 UTC
Exposed Population: 2870000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 Jul 2018 10:37 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.9 (Iraq)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Iraq= 6.9; Iran= 4.6


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  Earthquake GDACS score
EMSC 0.6 0.6
697394 Scaled population 6.14  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.21  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 6 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Turkmenistan sending humanitarian cargo to Iran after strong earthquak ... Tue, 24 Jul 2018 17:54:00 +0200.

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, July 24. By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend: President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has signed an order according to which a number of ministries and organizations are ordered to donate humanitarian aid to the Is
Iran (Islamic Republic of): Iran - Earthquake (GDACS, USGS, Media) (EC ... Mon, 23 Jul 2018 14:36:00 +0200.

An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 M at a depth of 5.7 km hit north-western Iran on 22 July at 10.07 UTC. The epicenter was located approximately 35 km north-east of Sarpol Zahab city (Kermanshah Province, close to the border with Iraq) and 88
Iran (Islamic Republic of): IRCS responds to 5.9- magnitude earthuake ... Mon, 23 Jul 2018 06:28:00 +0200.

Kermanshah, July 22 (IRCS) _A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck today Tazeh Abad district, Salas-e Babajani County, in the western province of Kermanshah. Red Crescent teams rendered relief services to the victims. The quake hit the region at
Quakes shake western, southern Iran - 07:45 23/07/2018Mon, 23 Jul 2018 05:40:00 +0200.

According to the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the tremor occurred at 5:29 hours local time (0:59 GMT) in an area located at 14 km of Tazeh Abad, 27 km of Javanrud and 36 km of Kuzaran and at the dep

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 (37), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),