M 4.4 in Iran on 06 Jan 2013 15:24 UTC

Event summary

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

Updated: this report is based on update number 1: (06 Jan 2013 20:00).

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.4M
Depth: Km
Lat/Lon: 30.16 , 57.52
Event Date: 06 Jan 2013 15:24 UTC
Exposed Population: 740000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 06 Jan 2013 20:00 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 33 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

De las mareas al tsunamiSun, 06 Jan 2013 20:44:00 +0100. Se están agotando los colores del arco iris. O dicho bajo el prisma mercantil de Esperanza Aguirre: se están enriqueciendo los vendedores de camisetas, pegatinas y pancartas. Es posible que hayamos comprado menos ropa de temporada que nunca
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De las mareas al tsunamiSun, 06 Jan 2013 20:29:00 +0100. Se están agotando los colores del arco iris. O dicho bajo el prisma mercantil de Esperanza Aguirre: se están enriqueciendo los vendedores de camisetas, pegatinas y pancartas. Es posible que hayamos comprado menos ropa de temporada que nunca
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Quake tsunami alert for Alaska, Canada canceledSun, 06 Jan 2013 18:16:00 +0100. A powerful earthquake sparked a tsunami warning for hundreds of kilometers of Alaskan and Canadian coastline, but the alert was canceled when no damaging waves were generated. The magnitude 7.5 quake and tsunami warning that followed caused
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Japanese cities OK with nuclear plants: surveySun, 06 Jan 2013 18:16:00 +0100. The majority of Japanese towns and cities hosting nuclear plants said they would agree to the reactors being restarted if the government guaranteed the safety of the facilities, a survey said yesterday. All but two of Japan’s 50 reactors re
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (35), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),