M 5.9 in Turkey on 25 Jan 2023 12:37 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1355864
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 25.889 Km
Lat/Lon: 35.7757 , 28.5931
Event Date: 25 Jan 2023 12:37 UTC
25 Jan 2023 14:37 Local
Exposed Population: 270 thousand in MMI IV
Inserted at: 25 Jan 2023 12:52 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000jj5k Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 104 | About casualties: 57 | Last hour: 0

5.9-magnitude quake in Iran kills three, injures hundreds2023-01-29T12:06+0100.

TEHRAN, Jan 29, 2023 (BSS/AFP) - A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck northwest Iran near the border with Turkey late Saturday, killing at least three people and injuring 816, state media said. The shallow quake hit the city of Khoy in West Az
5.9-Magnitude Quake Kills 3 People, Injures Over 970 in Northwestern I ... 2023-01-29T12:05+0100.

TEHRAN (FNA)- At least three people were killed and 973 others injured after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck Iran's Northwestern province of West Azerbaijan with shock waves felt in many cities. The 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit Iran’s no
5.9-magnitude quake in Iran kills three, injures hundreds2023-01-29T11:42+0100.

An earthquake struck northwestern Iran late on Saturday killing some people and wounding hundreds. A quake of a similar magnitude struck the same area earlier this month [Getty] A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck northwest near the border
Iran earthquake: Hundreds injured and three dead after 5.9 quake strik ... 2023-01-29T11:28+0100.

Iran suffered a 5.9 magnitude earthquake final night time, leaving at the very least three folks useless and almost a thousand folks injured. The earthquake struck town of Khoy, West Azerbaijan province, in northwest Iran. Earthquake shockw

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

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