M 5.7 in Iran on 23 Feb 2020 05:53 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 1207570
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 6.43 Km
Lat/Lon: 38.5041 , 44.4046
Event Date: 23 Feb 2020 05:53 UTC
23 Feb 2020 09:23 Local
Exposed Population: About 3000 people in MMI VII
1790000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 23 Feb 2020 08:01 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.6 (Iran)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Iran= 4.6; Turkey= 3.2

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 1 1
us70007v29 Scaled population (raster) 2.41  
  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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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 402 | About casualties: 234 | Last hour: 0

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Erdogan’s recklessness backfiresWed, 26 Feb 2020 12:23:00 +0100.

Earlier this month Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned that Turkey “will strike regime forces everywhere” and “do whatever is necessary”, regardless of the 2018 demilitarisation zone deal, if Syrian government forces did not pull
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At least 9 dead in Turkey after magnitude 5.7 earthquake strikes north ... Wed, 26 Feb 2020 11:41:00 +0100.

ISTANBUL — Nine people died and hundreds of buildings collapsed in southeastern Turkey on Sunday after a magnitude-5.7 earthquake struck near the border with Iran, injuring dozens in villages and towns in both countries, government official
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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Daily Maps:

26/Feb/2020 06:24 UTC

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),