M 6 in Iran on 25 Aug 2018 22:13 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1154919
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Glide number: EQ-2018-000139-IRN
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 34.663 , 46.2774
Event Date: 25 Aug 2018 22:13 UTC
26 Aug 2018 02:43 Local
Exposed Population: 3280000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 25 Aug 2018 23:06 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.9 (Iran)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Iraq= 6.9; Iran= 4.6


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GDACS score
NEIC 1 1
us1000ghda Scaled population (vector) 2.48  
  C1 shakemap 0.11  
  C2 shakemap 0.4  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (39), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),