M 5.5 in Iran on 22 Jul 2018 20:39 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 1151203
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 30.4186 , 57.4282
Event Date: 22 Jul 2018 20:39 UTC
Exposed Population: 930000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 Jul 2018 20:56 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.6 (Iran)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0.1 0.1
us2000gbea Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap 0.11  
  C2 shakemap 0.4  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 127 | About casualties: 44 | Last hour: 0

Dos sismos de magnitud 5.8 y 5.9 dejan 378 heridos en IránThu, 26 Jul 2018 16:47:00 +0200.

TEHERÁN - Trescientas setenta y ocho personas resultaron heridas a causa de dos sismos, de magnitud 5.8 y 5.9 en la escala de Richter, respectivamente, que golpearon en las últimas 24 horas el sureste y el oeste de Irán, según fuentes ofici
11:05 Turkmenistan provides humanitarian assistance to IranThu, 26 Jul 2018 07:44:00 +0200.

AKIPRESS.COM - Turkmenistan provided humanitarian assistance to the Iranian who were affected by the earthquake that occurred in Kermanshah province. President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov ordered to do so. Humanitarian cargo w
Light tremor jolts western Iran - 08:10 25/07/2018Wed, 25 Jul 2018 15:36:00 +0200.

According to the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the tremor occurred at 0:28 hours local time (19:58 GMT) in an area located at 10 km of Ezgeleh, 32 km of Tazehabad, 33 km of Qasr-e Shirin and at the d
IRCS saves more than 6,300 from death in accidentsWed, 25 Jul 2018 06:53:00 +0200.

TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has rescued some 6,324 individuals from June 3 to July 21 within the framework of a 100-day national rescue and relief scheme, deputy director for IRCS has said. Launched on June 14, the nati

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (37), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),