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

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1126166
Earthquake Magnitude: 7.3M
Glide number: EQ-2017-000165-IRN
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
Inserted at: 12 Nov 2017 21:16 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
6.9 (Iraq)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Iraq= 6.9; Islamic Republic of Iran= 4.6


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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  
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 438 | About casualties: 80 | Last hour: 0

Deux forts séismes ressentis à l'est de la Nouvelle-CalédonieSun, 19 Nov 2017 17:58:00 +0100.

Deux heures du matin : réveillés en sursaut Il était 2h10 (heure locale) du matin, dans la nuit de dimanche à lundi lorsque la terre a de nouveau tremblé en Nouvelle-Calédonie. Sur la page Facebook de Nouvell-Calédonie 1ère, de nombreux hab
Relief operations underway a week after devastating quakeSun, 19 Nov 2017 17:48:00 +0100.

Volunteers and Iranian medical and rescue teams have raced to Kermanshah to treat the injured and help retrieve bodies and save those possibly trapped under rubble, Tasnim News Agency reported. On Sunday, the 7th day after the 7.3-magnitude
Gempa 4,7 SR Guncang Morotai, Tak Berpotensi TsunamiSun, 19 Nov 2017 16:02:00 +0100.

Jakarta - Gempa bumi berkekuatan 4,7 SR mengguncang wilayah Pulau Morotai, Maluku Utara. Gempa tidak berpotensi tsunami. Lokasi gempa berada pada kedalaman 10 km. Titik gempa bumi di 2.42 LU 128.12 BT. Pusat gempa berada di laut, tepatnya d
Continúan las labores de apoyo a la población en Irán tras devastador ... Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:12:00 +0100.

La Habana, 19 nov (RHC) El Ejército, el Cuerpo de Guardianes de la Revolución Islámica y la Cruz Roja continúan este domingo las labores de apoyo a las víctimas del terremoto del pasado domingo en el oeste de Irán. Esas fuerzas están desple

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (1), EMSR (1), EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),