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M 7.3 in Iran, Islamic Republic of on 12 Nov 2017 18:18 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 7.3M
  • Depth: 23.22 Km
  • Event Date: 12 Nov 2017 18:18 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 2480000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 12 Nov 2017 21:16 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 6.9 (IRQ)
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: IRQ= 6.9; IRN= 4.6

Overview

Iran, Iraq - Earthquake

(Created: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 07:01:00 +01:00)

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13/Nov/2017 05:22 UTC Earthquake on Iran Iraq border - Flash report

References

Known identifiers for this event: gfz2017wexs (geofonid) us2000bmcg (neicid) 629693 (emscid)

Links and resources

    Latest media headlines

    Articles: 777 | About casualties: 191 | Last hour: 0

    ‘I Am Alive’: Survivors of Iran Earthquake Mourn as Government Scrambles to Help
    Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:22:00 +0100   nytimes (en)

    KUIK-E HASAN, Iran — In Kuik-e Hasan, a village of 800 people in the foothills of the Zagros Mountains, Moadel Yari, 35, stood biting his lip as he recited the names of the family members lost: “Amin, Hajar, Toba, Hajin, Abdellah, Boshra, Ozve, Somron.” Iranians living near the border with Iraq are accustomed to earthquakes.

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    Iran quake survivors complain of slow aid effort, battle freezing cold
    Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:19:00 +0100   yalibnan (en)

    In this photo provided by Islamic Republic News Agency, IRNA, a woman moans as she holds the body of her daughter, who was [[killed]] in an earthquake, in Sarpol-e-Zahab, in western Iran, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the Iraq-Iran border region killed more than....

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    The Latest: Netanyahu says Israel offered aid to Iran, Iraq
    Tue, 14 Nov 2017 22:52:00 +0100   timesdaily (en)

    People walk next to a destroyed house after an earthquake in the city of Darbandikhan, northern Iraq, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. Authorities reported that a powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the Iraq-Iran border region on Monday and [[killed]] more than three hundred people in both countries, sent....

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    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.

    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.

    Data, images, links, services and documents

    For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (64), EMM (1), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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