M 5.9 in Iran on 07 Nov 2019 22:47 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 37.8103 , 47.5525
Event Date: 07 Nov 2019 22:47 UTC
08 Nov 2019 02:17 Local
Exposed Population: 1760000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us600068w0
Inserted at: 07 Nov 2019 23:47 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (Iran)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 1.6 1.6
us600068w0 Scaled population (raster) 4.04  
  C1 shakemap 0.11  
  C2 shakemap 0.4  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1277657 n.a 07 Nov 2019 22:47 5.9M, 62km N/A No people affected 00:09 EMSC
1277659 n.a 07 Nov 2019 22:47 5.8M, 51km N/A No people affected 00:11 EMSC
1277661 n.a 07 Nov 2019 22:47 5.6M, 40km N/A No people affected 00:15 EMSC
1277662 n.a 07 Nov 2019 22:47 5.7M, 10km N/A No people affected 00:18 EMSC
1277664 1.2 07 Nov 2019 22:47 5.8M, 10km 7 1.8 million 00:26 NEIC
1277674 1.6 07 Nov 2019 22:47 5.9M, 10km 7.78 1.8 million 01:00 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 Islamic Republic of Iran ,of Azarbayjan-e Khavari (population 5,341,232) . The alertlevel for this event is ORANGE

Intensity Population
5800 people
75000 people
70000 people
740000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 1.2 1277664 37.796/47.547 5.8 10.0 7.002 07 Nov 2019 23:14 00:26 (new episode)
2 1.2 1277674 37.796/47.547 5.8 10.0 7.002 07 Nov 2019 23:44 00:56 (new episode)
3 1.6 1277674 37.81/47.552 5.9 10.0 7.776 07 Nov 2019 23:47 01:00 (upd of #2)
4 1.6 1277674 37.81/47.552 5.9 10.0 7.772 08 Nov 2019 00:51 02:04 (upd of #3)
5 1.6 1277674 37.811/47.55 5.9 10.0 7.772 08 Nov 2019 01:23 02:36 (upd of #4)
6 1.6 1277674 37.807/47.557 5.9 10.0 7.755 08 Nov 2019 04:38 05:51 (upd of #5)
7 1.6 1277674 37.808/47.558 5.9 10.0 7.761 08 Nov 2019 09:03 10:16 (upd of #6)
8 1.6 1277674 37.808/47.558 5.9 10.0 7.785 08 Nov 2019 22:50 1d 00:03 (upd of #7)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Azarbayjan-e Khavari Islamic Republic of Iran 3800 people
Azarbayjan-e Khavari Islamic Republic of Iran 77000 people
Azarbayjan-e Khavari Islamic Republic of Iran 68000 people
Azarbayjan-e Khavari Islamic Republic of Iran 420000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Bejand Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Village5 - 1 km
Ardeha Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Village5 - 9 km
Sarab Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Village4 37000 people 14 km
Tark Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Village5 - 29 km
Alan Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Village5 - 39 km
Sharabeyan Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Village5 - 41 km
Karanda Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Village5 - 41 km
Duzduzan Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Village5 - 41 km
Meyaneh Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Village4 - 46 km
Nir Ardabil Iran Village5 - 46 km
Goondooghdi Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Village5 - 46 km
Sakezchi Ardabil Iran Village5 - 47 km
Mehraban Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Village5 - 48 km
Sheikhdarabad Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Village5 - 50 km
Azaran Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Village5 - 58 km
Kalvanaq Azarbayjan-e Sharqi Iran Village5 - 64 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)
Sarab 1725 0

More information

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