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: 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; 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 00:06 GEOFON
1187260 2.8 12 Nov 2017 18:18 7.6M, 10km N/A 1.7 million 00:15 EMSC
1187262 2.1 12 Nov 2017 18:18 7.2M, 33.94km 7.4 2.6 million 00:18 NEIC
1187265 2.3 12 Nov 2017 18:18 7.2M, 19km N/A 2.8 million 00:29 EMSC
1187275 2.2 12 Nov 2017 18:18 7.3M, 24.98km 7.8 2.6 million 01:33 NEIC
1187287 2.8 12 Nov 2017 18:18 7.3M, 23.22km 8.2 2.5 million 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
160000 people
1.3 million people
24.3 million people
9.8 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 6100 people
Bakhtaran Iran, Islamic Republic of 250000 people
As Sulaymaniyah Iraq 460000 people
Diyala Iraq 640000 people
Kordestan Iran, Islamic Republic of 20000 people
Salah ad Din Iraq 8300 people
Bakhtaran Iran, Islamic Republic of 900000 people
As Sulaymaniyah Iraq 440000 people
Diyala Iraq 920000 people
Kordestan Iran, Islamic Republic of 1.1 million people
Salah ad Din Iraq 830000 people
Ilam Iran, Islamic Republic of 1100 people
At Ta'min Iraq 350000 people
Azarbayjan-e Bakhtari Iran, Islamic Republic of 760000 people
Arbil Iraq 46000 people
Hamadan Iran, Islamic Republic of 320000 people
Wasit Iraq 1.1 million people
Lorestan Iran, Islamic Republic of 160000 people
Baghdad Iraq 9.4 million people
Ninawa Iraq 97000 people
Zanjan Iran, Islamic Republic of 910000 people
Al Anbar Iraq 470000 people
Azarbayjan-e Khavari Iran, Islamic Republic of 340000 people
Maysan Iraq 540000 people
Dahuk Iraq 56000 people
Babil Iraq 1.3 million people
Markazi Iran, Islamic Republic of 210000 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 5100 people
An Najaf Iraq 990000 people
Gilan Iran, Islamic Republic of 630000 people
Esfahan Iran, Islamic Republic of 23000 people
Al Hasakah Syrian Arab Republic 2600 people
Tehran Iran, Islamic Republic of 28000 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 million people
Hamadan Iran, Islamic Republic of 620000 people
Lorestan Iran, Islamic Republic of 470000 people
Ninawa Iraq 960000 people
Zanjan Iran, Islamic Republic of 450000 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 590000 people
Hakkari Turkey 85000 people
Karbala' Iraq <1000 people
Khuzestan Iran, Islamic Republic of 180000 people
Van Turkey 430000 people
Gilan Iran, Islamic Republic of 1.5 million people
Esfahan Iran, Islamic Republic of 1400 people
Tehran Iran, Islamic Republic of 1100 people
Siirt Turkey 36000 people
Chahar Mahall va Bakhtiari Iran, Islamic Republic of 7500 people
Bitlis Turkey 31000 people
Diyarbakir Turkey 2600 people
Mus Turkey 110000 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 Village5 - 22 km
Pol-e Zohab Kermanshah Iran Village4 - 47 km
Mirmirah Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 20 km
Bavisi Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 21 km
Haji Lar Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 28 km
Maydan Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 29 km
Halabjah As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village4 31000 people 32 km
Qal'eh Badri Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 35 km
Paveh Kermanshah Iran Village4 17000 people 42 km
Bin Darreh Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 42 km
Nudsheh Kermanshah Iran Village4 - 43 km
Gorashala Diyala Iraq Village5 - 45 km
Khurma As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village4 - 47 km
Sola As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 50 km
Zarayin As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 51 km
Saiyid Sadiq As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 51 km
Qasr-e Shirin Kermanshah Iran Village4 - 52 km
Nasrabad Seyyed Asmad Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 60 km
Ravansar Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 70 km
Shaykh Lankar As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 74 km
Kuzaran Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 75 km
Tolafarush Diyalá Iraq City - 79 km
Angilise Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 94 km
Juspa Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 99 km
Malkhatabi Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 101 km
Doidan Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 103 km
Kahfri Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 104 km
Qarah Tappah Diyala Iraq Village4 - 106 km
As Sa'diyah Diyalá Iraq Village4 - 108 km
Jisar Naft Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 135 km
Al Miqdadiyah Diyalá Iraq City - 138 km
Abu Saydah Saghirah Diyala Iraq Village5 - 146 km
Rus Diyala Iraq Village5 - 154 km
Masmud Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 158 km
Sumayr al Muhammad Diyala Iraq Village5 - 161 km
'Awwad al 'Atruz Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 167 km
Tepe Garus As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 54 km
Dezli Kordestan Iran Village5 - 57 km
Qarah Yatakh As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 59 km
Mansur al Kan As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 59 km
Zhivar Kordestan Iran Village5 - 60 km
Shireh Cheqa Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 60 km
Qal'eh Ji Kordestan Iran Village5 - 61 km
Bimush Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 61 km
Palangan Kordestan Iran Village5 - 64 km
Qara Dagh As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 68 km
Negel Kordestan Iran Village5 - 69 km
Karand Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 73 km
Marivan Kordestan Iran City 100000 people 73 km
Kareza-i Dilo As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 73 km
Dartut Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 74 km
Kani 'Ubayd As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 74 km
Gahvareh Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 74 km
Panjwin As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village4 26000 people 80 km
Darreh Sefid Kordestan Iran Village5 - 81 km
Sar Qal'ah Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 81 km
Gök Tepe As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 82 km
Gilan-e Gharb Kermanshah Iran Village4 - 83 km
Maryam Beg As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 83 km
Kani Maran As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 84 km
Maran Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 85 km
Qiziljah As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 86 km
Savoji Kordestan Iran Village5 - 88 km
Tizh Tizh Kordestan Iran Village5 - 88 km
Chenarah Kordestan Iran Village5 - 88 km
Do Cheqa Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 89 km
Chengoreh Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 90 km
Kifri Diyalá Iraq Village4 33000 people 92 km
Nawdoman Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 96 km
Kani Masi Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 96 km
Charmaga As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 97 km
Gankewa As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village5 - 98 km
Buhilab Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 102 km
Eslamabad-e Gharb Kermanshah Iran Village4 - 102 km
Hasanabad Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 104 km
Naft-e Shah Kermanshah Iran Village4 - 106 km
Arandan Kordestan Iran Village5 - 107 km
Sanandaj Kordestan Iran City 340000 people 107 km
Doosiyeh Kordestan Iran Village5 - 107 km
Zeyn Ad Din Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 108 km
Shaikh Hawaz Salah ad Din Iraq Village5 - 112 km
Nanaleh Kordestan Iran Village5 - 112 km
Salavatabad Kordestan Iran Village4 - 116 km
Tuz Khurmatu Salah ad Din Iraq Village4 - 119 km
Gizmel-e Pa'in Kordestan Iran Village5 - 119 km
Cheqad Kabud Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 121 km
Chamchamal As Sulaymaniyah Iraq Village4 67000 people 123 km
'Ammeh Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 126 km
Baidawa At Ta'mim Iraq Village5 - 126 km
Al Mansuriyah Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 127 km
Bustamli Salah ad Din Iraq Village5 - 130 km
Mandali Diyalá Iraq Village4 30000 people 132 km
Agah Kolyai Kermanshah Iran Village5 - 133 km
Saranjianeh Kordestan Iran Village5 - 133 km
Karreh Chiyeh Kordestan Iran Village5 - 135 km
Zagheh-ye-Bala Kordestan Iran Village5 - 136 km
Tawuq At Ta'mim Iraq Village4 - 138 km
Dabaj Salah ad Din Iraq Village5 - 140 km
Almirza Kordestan Iran Village5 - 141 km
Deh Golan Kordestan Iran Village5 - 142 km
Dhu Shaykh Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 143 km
Chay Khanah Diyala Iraq Village5 - 144 km
'Ali Sarai At Ta'mim Iraq Village5 - 147 km
Kani Sefid Kordestan Iran Village5 - 149 km
Tazehabad Kordestan Iran Village5 - 151 km
Deh-e Reqa Kordestan Iran Village5 - 152 km
Charikeh-ye Bala Kordestan Iran Village5 - 153 km
Saqqez Kordestan Iran City 150000 people 153 km
Bushayriyah At Ta'mim Iraq Village5 - 155 km
Chamaguli Kordestan Iran Village5 - 157 km
Zafarabad Kordestan Iran Village5 - 157 km
Tursaq Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 161 km
Musammad Amin Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 165 km
Shurab Kordestan Iran Village5 - 168 km
Kan'an Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 168 km
Hasan Khan Kordestan Iran Village5 - 170 km
Hasan Bin Masmud Diyala Iraq Village5 - 171 km
Serishabad Kordestan Iran Village4 - 172 km
Qorveh Kordestan Iran Village4 86000 people 172 km
Hawijah Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 172 km
Al Khalis Diyalá Iraq City - 174 km
Ba'qubah Diyala Iraq City - 174 km
Raimal At Ta'mim Iraq Village5 - 175 km
Separ Shahabad Kordestan Iran Village5 - 176 km
Kharbut Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 178 km
Alla Kabud Kordestan Iran Village4 - 180 km
Jamil al 'Imran Salah ad Din Iraq Village5 - 182 km
Bukan Azarbayjan-e Gharbi Iran City 130000 people 183 km
Mahdi al Kammun Salah ad Din Iraq Village5 - 184 km
Dizaj Kordestan Iran Village5 - 186 km
Sanduqabad Kordestan Iran Village5 - 186 km
Bijar Kordestan Iran City 48000 people 186 km
Al Mansuriya Diyalá Iraq Village5 - 188 km
Abd Allah al 'Aba'iki Salah ad Din Iraq Village5 - 190 km
Balad Salah ad Din Iraq Village4 42000 people 190 km
Dow Sar Kordestan Iran Village5 - 191 km
Mahabad Azarbayjan-e Gharbi Iran City 110000 people 209 km
Marjan Hamadan Iran Village5 - 230 km
Hamadan Hamadan Iran City 400000 people 235 km
Jaruqan Hamadan Iran Village5 - 239 km
Shawarin Hamadan Iran Village5 - 241 km
Tafrijan Hamadan Iran Village5 - 242 km
Sorkhabad Hamadan Iran Village5 - 247 km
Khorramabad Lorestan Iran City 280000 people 271 km
Peleh-ye Baba Hoseyn Lorestan Iran Village5 - 282 km
Kheri Azarbayjan-e Gharbi Iran Village5 - 299 km
Mosul Ninawá Iraq Major city 650000 people 301 km
Zanjan Zanjan Iran City 290000 people 304 km
Reza Iyeh Azarbayjan-e Gharbi Iran City - 304 km
Khan al Baghdadi Al Anbar Iraq Village5 - 332 km
Yüksekova Hakkari Turkey Village4 61000 people 332 km
Yukarigüveç Hakkari Turkey Village5 - 333 km
Saslaj Ninawá Iraq Village5 - 339 km
Robat-e Mil Markazi Iran Village5 - 344 km
Darram Zanjan Iran Village5 - 349 km
Senejan Markazi Iran Village4 - 351 km
Kargulicham Zanjan Iran Village5 - 353 km
Hend Zamin Zanjan Iran Village5 - 355 km
Arak Markazi Iran City 390000 people 355 km
Tabriz Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Major city 1.1 million people 356 km
Bahramabad Zanjan Iran Village5 - 357 km
Tarkhuran Markazi Iran Village4 - 374 km
Harau Ardabil Iran Village5 - 382 km
Sinjar Ninawá Iraq Village5 37000 people 402 km
Komsara Gilan Iran Village5 - 403 km
Zangabad Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Village5 - 405 km
Gowyjeh Soltan Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Village5 - 406 km
Tekerem Gilan Iran Village5 - 407 km
Ahar Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran City 93000 people 410 km
'Aziz Keyan Gilan Iran Village5 - 411 km
Rezvanshahr Gilan Iran Village5 - 412 km
Navrud Gilan Iran Village5 - 414 km
Kalandeh Gilan Iran Village5 - 414 km
Naukale Gilan Iran Village5 - 415 km
Ilkam Bazar Gilan Iran Village5 - 416 km
Shafa Rud Gilan Iran Village5 - 416 km
Rud-Sar Gilan Iran Village5 - 417 km
Askol Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Village5 - 417 km
Kopur Chal Gilan Iran Village5 - 418 km
Seyadun Gilan Iran Village5 - 418 km
Kachalak Gilan Iran Village5 - 419 km
Gulgakh Gilan Iran Village5 - 421 km
Rasht Gilan Iran City 590000 people 422 km
Pir Bazar Gilan Iran Village5 - 423 km
Güzelsu Van Turkey Village5 - 424 km
Karganrud Gilan Iran Village5 - 425 km
Bandar-e Anzali Gilan Iran City 99000 people 428 km
Ardabil Ardabil Iran City 340000 people 428 km
Mahallat Markazi Iran Village4 30000 people 428 km
Naina Markazi Iran Village5 - 431 km
Ronehar Van Turkey Village5 - 433 km
Bara Ninawa Iraq Village5 - 434 km
Siah Kal Gilan Iran Village5 - 434 km
Kuchesfahan Gilan Iran Village4 - 435 km
Kuy-e Hasan Keyadeh Gilan Iran Village5 - 436 km
Basadim Gilan Iran Village5 - 440 km
Gürpinar Van Turkey Village5 - 441 km
Saray Van Turkey Village5 - 445 km
Lahijan Gilan Iran City 53000 people 447 km
Langarud Gilan Iran Village4 57000 people 458 km
Van Van Turkey City 370000 people 459 km
Rahimabad Gilan Iran Village5 - 461 km
Sihke Van Turkey Village4 - 462 km
Erçek Van Turkey Village5 - 465 km
Takuriengiz Van Turkey Village5 - 465 km
Iskele Van Turkey Village5 - 465 km
Chamkhaleh Gilan Iran Village5 - 467 km
Dastak Gilan Iran Village5 - 469 km
Pürüs Bitlis Turkey Village5 - 476 km
Kool Zard Khuzestan Iran Village5 - 487 km
Notagi Khuzestan Iran Village5 - 489 km
Qal'eh Nundan Khuzestan Iran Village5 - 492 km
Izeh Khuzestan Iran City - 498 km
Kubad-e Moradi Khuzestan Iran Village5 - 501 km
Ghal'eh Tal Khuzestan Iran Village5 - 515 km
Dehdez Khuzestan Iran Village5 - 537 km
Shalil-e 'Olya Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Iran Village5 - 547 km
Haskoy Mus Turkey Village4 - 566 km
Chal Deraz Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Iran Village5 - 569 km
Deli Kohgiluyeh & Boyer Ahmad Iran Village5 - 572 km
Bardeleh Kohgiluyeh & Boyer Ahmad Iran Village5 - 581 km
Pas Rish Kohgiluyeh & Boyer Ahmad Iran Village5 - 586 km
Kooshk Tayyebi Sarhadi Kohgiluyeh & Boyer Ahmad Iran Village5 - 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)
Salum 58 0
Sanandaj SDG 1373 Civ. Paved Yes 8100
Shahabad Highway Strip 1326 0
Kermanshah KSH 1313 Civ. Paved Yes 11200
Subakhu 76 0
Tuz Khurmatu 175 0
K 1 305 0
Tal Ashtah New 191 0
Baqubah 41 0
Samarra East 79 0
Balad Southeast 50 0
Khan Bani Sad 37 0
Tikrit East 96 0
Al Fathah 192 0
Tikrit South 101 0
Asim Al Muhammad 40 0
Al Taji 37 0
Khanek KHA unknown 0
Al Sahra 139 0
Rasheed 32 0
Baghdad Muthenna 34 0
Qasr Tall Mihl 35 0
Baghdad International SDA 34 0
Shayka Mazhar 26 0
Hamadan Mil NUJ 1711 Mil. Paved No 14600
Al Iskandariyah New 41 0
Ubaydah Bin Al Jarrah 20 0
An Numaniyah 24 0
Al Taqaddum 76 0
Shaykh Hantush Hwy Strip 23 0
Kut Al Hayy East 14 0
Urmieh OMH 1309 Civ. Paved Yes 10700
Nejef New 35 0
Amara New 10 0
Arak AJK 1656 0
Khar Rud 1215 0
Ghazvin GZW 1276 Civ. Paved No 3700
Ahwaz AWZ 18 Civ. Paved Yes 11100
Hamadan HDM 1747 Civ. Paved Yes 10500
Khorram Abbad KHD 1125 Civ. Paved Yes 10400
Mosul OSM 226 0
Yuksekova Hwy Strip 2057 0
Al Asad 210 0
Tabriz TBZ 1359 Civ. Paved Yes 12000
Rasht RAS -9 Civ. Paved Yes 10000
Van VAN 1668 Civ. Paved Yes 9000
Mus MSR 1463 Civ. Paved Yes 11600
Mus West 1219 0

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year
Derbendikhan Diyala 1961
Hemren Diyala 1983
Bahr al Milh Raza Dike OS 1970
Mahabad Mahabad 1970
Mosul Tigris 1983

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