M 5 in Islamic Republic of Iran on 26 Oct 2020 21:34 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 1241007
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.0M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 32.1316 , 56.0348
Event Date: 26 Oct 2020 21:34 UTC
27 Oct 2020 01:04 Local
Exposed Population:
About 81000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 26 Oct 2020 21:55 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.6 (Iran)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000cdjs Scaled population (vector) 4.83  
  C1 earthquake 1.29  
  C2 earthquake 0.26  
  Country Vulnerability 0.55  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 2 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Condolences pour in after quake shakes TurkeyFri, 30 Oct 2020 20:24:00 +0100.

ANKARA. Condolences poured in from countries around the world after a magnitude 6.6 earthquake on Friday jolted Turkey's Aegean region. Croatian Foreign Minister Gordan Grlic Radman in a phone call to his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusogl
FM Zarif sympathizes with Turkish counterpart on deadly quakeFri, 30 Oct 2020 19:05:00 +0100.

TEHRAN, Oct. 30 (MNA) –Iranian Foreign Minister in a message to his Turkish counterpart sympathized with him over the occurrence of devastating earthquake in Turkey’s Izmir city on Friday. Following the tragic earthquake in Izmir, Iranian

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 (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),