M 7.3 in Iran, Islamic Republic of on 12 Nov 2017 18:18 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a high humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 7.3M
Depth: 23.22 Km
Lat/Lon: 34.8857 , 45.9411
Event Date: 12 Nov 2017 18:18 UTC
12 Nov 2017 21:48 Local
Exposed Population: 160000 people in MMI
2480000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000bmcg
Inserted at: 12 Nov 2017 21:16 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 6.9 (Iraq)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Iraq= 6.9; Islamic Republic of Iran= 4.6

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 2.8 2.8
us2000bmcg Scaled population (vector) 5.48  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.21  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1187257 2.6 12 Nov 2017 18:18 7.4M, 10km N/A 1.8 million (in 100km) 00:06 GEOFON
1187260 2.8 12 Nov 2017 18:18 7.6M, 10km N/A 1.7 million (in 100km) 00:15 EMSC
1187262 2.1 12 Nov 2017 18:18 7.2M, 33.94km 7.4 340 thousand (in MMI>=VII) 00:18 NEIC
1187265 2.3 12 Nov 2017 18:18 7.2M, 19km N/A 2.8 million (in 100km) 00:29 EMSC
1187275 2.2 12 Nov 2017 18:18 7.3M, 24.98km 7.8 320 thousand (in MMI>=VII) 01:33 NEIC
1187287 2.8 12 Nov 2017 18:18 7.3M, 23.22km 8.2 1.6 million (in MMI>=VII) 02:57 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Iraq ,of As Sulaymaniyah (population 1,218,065) . The alertlevel for this event is RED

Intensity Population
170000 people
1.4 million people
24.4 million people
9.9 million people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 2.1 1187262 34.93/45.794 7.2 33.94 7.4 12 Nov 2017 18:39 00:20 (new episode)
2 2.1 1187275 34.93/45.794 7.2 33.94 7.4 12 Nov 2017 19:52 01:33 (new episode)
3 2.1 1187275 34.957/45.792 7.3 24.98 7.52 12 Nov 2017 19:57 01:39 (upd of #2)
4 2.2 1187275 34.957/45.792 7.3 24.98 7.8 12 Nov 2017 20:22 02:03 (upd of #3)
5 2.2 1187287 34.957/45.792 7.3 24.98 7.8 12 Nov 2017 21:16 02:57 (new episode)
6 2 1187287 34.886/45.941 7.3 23.22 7.77 12 Nov 2017 21:26 03:08 (upd of #5)
7 2.5 1187287 34.886/45.941 7.3 23.22 8.08 13 Nov 2017 18:00 23:42 (upd of #6)
8 2.5 1187287 34.905/45.956 7.3 19 8.18 14 Nov 2017 01:31 1d 07:13 (upd of #7)
9 2.8 1187287 34.902/45.952 7.3 19 8.38 21 Dec 2017 08:40 38d 14:22 (upd of #8)
10 2.8 1187287 34.911/45.959 7.3 19 8.2 25 Mar 2019 13:47 497d 19:28 (upd of #9)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Bakhtaran Iran, Islamic Republic of 130000 people
As Sulaymaniyah Iraq 27000 people
Diyala Iraq 6200 people
Bakhtaran Iran, Islamic Republic of 260000 people
As Sulaymaniyah Iraq 470000 people
Diyala Iraq 640000 people
Kordestan Iran, Islamic Republic of 20000 people
Salah ad Din Iraq 8400 people
Bakhtaran Iran, Islamic Republic of 910000 people
As Sulaymaniyah Iraq 440000 people
Diyala Iraq 930000 people
Kordestan Iran, Islamic Republic of 1.2 million people
Salah ad Din Iraq 840000 people
Ilam Iran, Islamic Republic of 1100 people
At Ta'min Iraq 350000 people
Azarbayjan-e Bakhtari Iran, Islamic Republic of 770000 people
Arbil Iraq 46000 people
Hamadan Iran, Islamic Republic of 320000 people
Wasit Iraq 1.2 million people
Lorestan Iran, Islamic Republic of 160000 people
Baghdad Iraq 9.4 million people
Ninawa Iraq 98000 people
Zanjan Iran, Islamic Republic of 920000 people
Al Anbar Iraq 480000 people
Azarbayjan-e Khavari Iran, Islamic Republic of 340000 people
Maysan Iraq 540000 people
Dahuk Iraq 57000 people
Babil Iraq 1.4 million people
Markazi Iran, Islamic Republic of 220000 people
Hakkari Turkey 12000 people
Al Qadisiyah Iraq 49000 people
Karbala' Iraq 680000 people
Khuzestan Iran, Islamic Republic of 1.4 million people
Dhi Qar Iraq 5200 people
An Najaf Iraq 990000 people
Gilan Iran, Islamic Republic of 640000 people
Esfahan Iran, Islamic Republic of 24000 people
Al Hasakah Syrian Arab Republic 2700 people
Tehran Iran, Islamic Republic of 29000 people
Dayr az Zawr Syrian Arab Republic <1000 people
As Sulaymaniyah Iraq 1100 people
Ilam Iran, Islamic Republic of <1000 people
Azarbayjan-e Bakhtari Iran, Islamic Republic of 740000 people
Arbil Iraq 1.1 million people
Hamadan Iran, Islamic Republic of 630000 people
Lorestan Iran, Islamic Republic of 470000 people
Ninawa Iraq 960000 people
Zanjan Iran, Islamic Republic of 460000 people
Al Anbar Iraq 36000 people
Azarbayjan-e Khavari Iran, Islamic Republic of 2.4 million people
Dahuk Iraq 3500 people
Markazi Iran, Islamic Republic of 600000 people
Hakkari Turkey 86000 people
Karbala' Iraq <1000 people
Khuzestan Iran, Islamic Republic of 190000 people
Van Turkey 430000 people
Gilan Iran, Islamic Republic of 1.6 million people
Esfahan Iran, Islamic Republic of 1500 people
Tehran Iran, Islamic Republic of 1100 people
Siirt Turkey 37000 people
Chahar Mahall va Bakhtiari Iran, Islamic Republic of 7600 people
Bitlis Turkey 31000 people
Diyarbakir Turkey 2600 people
Mus Turkey 120000 people
Kohkiluyeh va buyer Ahmadi Iran, Islamic Republic of 17000 people
Bingol Turkey <1000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Mish Rangin Kermanshah Iran Village - 22 km
Pol-e Zohab Kermanshah Iran Village - 47 km
Mirmirah Kermanshah Iran Village - 20 km
Bavisi Kermanshah Iran Village - 21 km
Haji Lar Diyalá Iraq Village - 28 km
Maydan Diyalá Iraq Village - 29 km
Halabjah As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village 31000 people 32 km
Qal'eh Badri Kermanshah Iran Village - 35 km
Paveh Kermanshah Iran Village 18000 people 42 km
Bin Darreh Kermanshah Iran Village - 42 km
Nudsheh Kermanshah Iran Village - 43 km
Gorashala Diyala Iraq Village - 45 km
Khurma As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village - 47 km
Sola As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village - 50 km
Zarayin As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village - 51 km
Saiyid Sadiq As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village - 51 km
Qasr-e Shirin Kermanshah Iran Village - 52 km
Nasrabad Seyyed Asmad Kermanshah Iran Village - 60 km
Ravansar Kermanshah Iran Village - 70 km
Shaykh Lankar As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village - 74 km
Kuzaran Kermanshah Iran Village - 75 km
Tolafarush Diyalá Iraq City - 79 km
Angilise Kermanshah Iran Village - 94 km
Juspa Diyalá Iraq Village - 99 km
Malkhatabi Kermanshah Iran Village - 101 km
Doidan Diyalá Iraq Village - 103 km
Kahfri Kermanshah Iran Village - 104 km
Qarah Tappah Diyala Iraq Village - 106 km
As Sa'diyah Diyalá Iraq Village - 108 km
Jisar Naft Diyalá Iraq Village - 135 km
Al Miqdadiyah Diyalá Iraq City - 138 km
Abu Saydah Saghirah Diyala Iraq Village - 146 km
Rus Diyala Iraq Village - 154 km
Masmud Diyalá Iraq Village - 158 km
Sumayr al Muhammad Diyala Iraq Village - 161 km
'Awwad al 'Atruz Diyalá Iraq Village - 167 km
Tepe Garus As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village - 54 km
Dezli Kordestan Iran Village - 57 km
Qarah Yatakh As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village - 59 km
Mansur al Kan As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village - 59 km
Zhivar Kordestan Iran Village - 60 km
Shireh Cheqa Kermanshah Iran Village - 60 km
Qal'eh Ji Kordestan Iran Village - 61 km
Bimush Kermanshah Iran Village - 61 km
Palangan Kordestan Iran Village - 64 km
Qara Dagh As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village - 68 km
Negel Kordestan Iran Village - 69 km
Karand Kermanshah Iran Village - 73 km
Marivan Kordestan Iran City 110000 people 73 km
Kareza-i Dilo As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village - 73 km
Dartut Kermanshah Iran Village - 74 km
Kani 'Ubayd As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village - 74 km
Gahvareh Kermanshah Iran Village - 74 km
Panjwin As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village 27000 people 80 km
Darreh Sefid Kordestan Iran Village - 81 km
Sar Qal'ah Diyalá Iraq Village - 81 km
Gök Tepe As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village - 82 km
Gilan-e Gharb Kermanshah Iran Village - 83 km
Maryam Beg As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village - 83 km
Kani Maran As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village - 84 km
Maran Kermanshah Iran Village - 85 km
Qiziljah As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village - 86 km
Savoji Kordestan Iran Village - 88 km
Tizh Tizh Kordestan Iran Village - 88 km
Chenarah Kordestan Iran Village - 88 km
Do Cheqa Kermanshah Iran Village - 89 km
Chengoreh Kermanshah Iran Village - 90 km
Kifri Diyalá Iraq Village 33000 people 92 km
Nawdoman Diyalá Iraq Village - 96 km
Kani Masi Diyalá Iraq Village - 96 km
Charmaga As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village - 97 km
Gankewa As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village - 98 km
Buhilab Diyalá Iraq Village - 102 km
Eslamabad-e Gharb Kermanshah Iran Village - 102 km
Hasanabad Kermanshah Iran Village - 104 km
Naft-e Shah Kermanshah Iran Village - 106 km
Arandan Kordestan Iran Village - 107 km
Sanandaj Kordestan Iran City 350000 people 107 km
Doosiyeh Kordestan Iran Village - 107 km
Zeyn Ad Din Kermanshah Iran Village - 108 km
Shaikh Hawaz Salah ad Din Iraq Village - 112 km
Nanaleh Kordestan Iran Village - 112 km
Salavatabad Kordestan Iran Village - 116 km
Tuz Khurmatu Salah ad Din Iraq Village - 119 km
Gizmel-e Pa'in Kordestan Iran Village - 119 km
Cheqad Kabud Kermanshah Iran Village - 121 km
Chamchamal As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village 68000 people 123 km
'Ammeh Kermanshah Iran Village - 126 km
Baidawa At Ta'mim Iraq Village - 126 km
Al Mansuriyah Diyalá Iraq Village - 127 km
Bustamli Salah ad Din Iraq Village - 130 km
Mandali Diyalá Iraq Village 31000 people 132 km
Agah Kolyai Kermanshah Iran Village - 133 km
Saranjianeh Kordestan Iran Village - 133 km
Karreh Chiyeh Kordestan Iran Village - 135 km
Zagheh-ye-Bala Kordestan Iran Village - 136 km
Tawuq At Ta'mim Iraq Village - 138 km
Dabaj Salah ad Din Iraq Village - 140 km
Almirza Kordestan Iran Village - 141 km
Deh Golan Kordestan Iran Village - 142 km
Dhu Shaykh Diyalá Iraq Village - 143 km
Chay Khanah Diyala Iraq Village - 144 km
'Ali Sarai At Ta'mim Iraq Village - 147 km
Kani Sefid Kordestan Iran Village - 149 km
Tazehabad Kordestan Iran Village - 151 km
Deh-e Reqa Kordestan Iran Village - 152 km
Charikeh-ye Bala Kordestan Iran Village - 153 km
Saqqez Kordestan Iran City 150000 people 153 km
Bushayriyah At Ta'mim Iraq Village - 155 km
Chamaguli Kordestan Iran Village - 157 km
Zafarabad Kordestan Iran Village - 157 km
Tursaq Diyalá Iraq Village - 161 km
Musammad Amin Diyalá Iraq Village - 165 km
Shurab Kordestan Iran Village - 168 km
Kan'an Diyalá Iraq Village - 168 km
Hasan Khan Kordestan Iran Village - 170 km
Hasan Bin Masmud Diyala Iraq Village - 171 km
Serishabad Kordestan Iran Village - 172 km
Qorveh Kordestan Iran Village 87000 people 172 km
Hawijah Diyalá Iraq Village - 172 km
Al Khalis Diyalá Iraq City - 174 km
Ba'qubah Diyala Iraq City - 174 km
Raimal At Ta'mim Iraq Village - 175 km
Separ Shahabad Kordestan Iran Village - 176 km
Kharbut Diyalá Iraq Village - 178 km
Alla Kabud Kordestan Iran Village - 180 km
Jamil al 'Imran Salah ad Din Iraq Village - 182 km
Bukan Azarbayjan-e Gharbi Iran City 130000 people 183 km
Mahdi al Kammun Salah ad Din Iraq Village - 184 km
Dizaj Kordestan Iran Village - 186 km
Sanduqabad Kordestan Iran Village - 186 km
Bijar Kordestan Iran City 49000 people 186 km
Al Mansuriya Diyalá Iraq Village - 188 km
Abd Allah al 'Aba'iki Salah ad Din Iraq Village - 190 km
Balad Salah ad Din Iraq Village 42000 people 190 km
Dow Sar Kordestan Iran Village - 191 km
Mahabad Azarbayjan-e Gharbi Iran City 120000 people 209 km
Marjan Hamadan Iran Village - 230 km
Hamadan Hamadan Iran City 400000 people 235 km
Jaruqan Hamadan Iran Village - 239 km
Shawarin Hamadan Iran Village - 241 km
Tafrijan Hamadan Iran Village - 242 km
Sorkhabad Hamadan Iran Village - 247 km
Khorramabad Lorestan Iran City 290000 people 271 km
Peleh-ye Baba Hoseyn Lorestan Iran Village - 282 km
Kheri Azarbayjan-e Gharbi Iran Village - 299 km
Mosul Ninawá Iraq Major city 650000 people 301 km
Zanjan Zanjan Iran City 300000 people 304 km
Reza Iyeh Azarbayjan-e Gharbi Iran City - 304 km
Khan al Baghdadi Al Anbar Iraq Village - 332 km
Yüksekova Hakkari Turkey Village 62000 people 332 km
Yukarigüveç Hakkari Turkey Village - 333 km
Saslaj Ninawá Iraq Village - 339 km
Robat-e Mil Markazi Iran Village - 344 km
Darram Zanjan Iran Village - 349 km
Senejan Markazi Iran Village - 351 km
Kargulicham Zanjan Iran Village - 353 km
Hend Zamin Zanjan Iran Village - 355 km
Arak Markazi Iran City 390000 people 355 km
Tabriz Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Major city 1.2 million people 356 km
Bahramabad Zanjan Iran Village - 357 km
Tarkhuran Markazi Iran Village - 374 km
Harau Ardabil Iran Village - 382 km
Sinjar Ninawá Iraq Village 38000 people 402 km
Komsara Gilan Iran Village - 403 km
Zangabad Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Village - 405 km
Gowyjeh Soltan Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Village - 406 km
Tekerem Gilan Iran Village - 407 km
Ahar Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran City 94000 people 410 km
'Aziz Keyan Gilan Iran Village - 411 km
Rezvanshahr Gilan Iran Village - 412 km
Navrud Gilan Iran Village - 414 km
Kalandeh Gilan Iran Village - 414 km
Naukale Gilan Iran Village - 415 km
Ilkam Bazar Gilan Iran Village - 416 km
Shafa Rud Gilan Iran Village - 416 km
Rud-Sar Gilan Iran Village - 417 km
Askol Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Village - 417 km
Kopur Chal Gilan Iran Village - 418 km
Seyadun Gilan Iran Village - 418 km
Kachalak Gilan Iran Village - 419 km
Gulgakh Gilan Iran Village - 421 km
Rasht Gilan Iran City 590000 people 422 km
Pir Bazar Gilan Iran Village - 423 km
Güzelsu Van Turkey Village - 424 km
Karganrud Gilan Iran Village - 425 km
Bandar-e Anzali Gilan Iran City 99000 people 428 km
Ardabil Ardabil Iran City 340000 people 428 km
Mahallat Markazi Iran Village 31000 people 428 km
Naina Markazi Iran Village - 431 km
Ronehar Van Turkey Village - 433 km
Bara Ninawa Iraq Village - 434 km
Siah Kal Gilan Iran Village - 434 km
Kuchesfahan Gilan Iran Village - 435 km
Kuy-e Hasan Keyadeh Gilan Iran Village - 436 km
Basadim Gilan Iran Village - 440 km
Gürpinar Van Turkey Village - 441 km
Saray Van Turkey Village - 445 km
Lahijan Gilan Iran City 54000 people 447 km
Langarud Gilan Iran Village 57000 people 458 km
Van Van Turkey City 370000 people 459 km
Rahimabad Gilan Iran Village - 461 km
Sihke Van Turkey Village - 462 km
Erçek Van Turkey Village - 465 km
Takuriengiz Van Turkey Village - 465 km
Iskele Van Turkey Village - 465 km
Chamkhaleh Gilan Iran Village - 467 km
Dastak Gilan Iran Village - 469 km
Pürüs Bitlis Turkey Village - 476 km
Kool Zard Khuzestan Iran Village - 487 km
Notagi Khuzestan Iran Village - 489 km
Qal'eh Nundan Khuzestan Iran Village - 492 km
Izeh Khuzestan Iran City - 498 km
Kubad-e Moradi Khuzestan Iran Village - 501 km
Ghal'eh Tal Khuzestan Iran Village - 515 km
Dehdez Khuzestan Iran Village - 537 km
Shalil-e 'Olya Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Iran Village - 547 km
Haskoy Mus Turkey Village - 566 km
Chal Deraz Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Iran Village - 569 km
Deli Kohgiluyeh & Boyer Ahmad Iran Village - 572 km
Bardeleh Kohgiluyeh & Boyer Ahmad Iran Village - 581 km
Pas Rish Kohgiluyeh & Boyer Ahmad Iran Village - 586 km
Kooshk Tayyebi Sarhadi Kohgiluyeh & Boyer Ahmad Iran Village - 592 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Salum 58 0 136 km
Sanandaj SDG 1373 Civ. Paved Yes 8100 105 km
Shahabad Highway Strip 1326 0 109 km
Kermanshah KSH 1313 Civ. Paved Yes 11200 126 km
Subakhu 76 0 131 km
Tuz Khurmatu 175 0 133 km
K 1 305 0 167 km
Tal Ashtah New 191 0 167 km
Baqubah 41 0 173 km
Samarra East 79 0 173 km
Balad Southeast 50 0 179 km
Khan Bani Sad 37 0 190 km
Tikrit East 96 0 201 km
Al Fathah 192 0 204 km
Tikrit South 101 0 211 km
Asim Al Muhammad 40 0 212 km
Al Taji 37 0 217 km
Khanek KHA unknown 0 217 km
Al Sahra 139 0 221 km
Rasheed 32 0 223 km
Baghdad Muthenna 34 0 225 km
Qasr Tall Mihl 35 0 235 km
Baghdad International SDA 34 0 239 km
Shayka Mazhar 26 0 247 km
Hamadan Mil NUJ 1711 Mil. Paved No 14600 250 km
Al Iskandariyah New 41 0 263 km
Ubaydah Bin Al Jarrah 20 0 267 km
An Numaniyah 24 0 270 km
Al Taqaddum 76 0 276 km
Shaykh Hantush Hwy Strip 23 0 304 km
Kut Al Hayy East 14 0 310 km
Urmieh OMH 1309 Civ. Paved Yes 10700 319 km
Nejef New 35 0 352 km
Amara New 10 0 356 km
Arak AJK 1656 0 368 km
Khar Rud 1215 0 394 km
Ghazvin GZW 1276 Civ. Paved No 3700 402 km
Ahwaz AWZ 18 Civ. Paved Yes 11100 473 km
Hamadan HDM 1747 Civ. Paved Yes 10500 239 km
Khorram Abbad KHD 1125 Civ. Paved Yes 10400 269 km
Mosul OSM 226 0 298 km
Yuksekova Hwy Strip 2057 0 331 km
Al Asad 210 0 344 km
Tabriz TBZ 1359 Civ. Paved Yes 12000 361 km
Rasht RAS -9 Civ. Paved Yes 10000 427 km
Van VAN 1668 Civ. Paved Yes 9000 461 km
Mus MSR 1463 Civ. Paved Yes 11600 574 km
Mus West 1219 0 588 km

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Derbendikhan Diyala 1961 33 km
Hemren Diyala 1983 124 km
Bahr al Milh Raza Dike OS 1970 308 km
Mahabad Mahabad 1970 210 km
Mosul Tigris 1983 342 km

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