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M 4.7 in Iran, Islamic Republic of on 06 Dec 2017 07:57 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
  • Depth: 40 Km
  • Event Date: 06 Dec 2017 07:57 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 1590000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 06 Dec 2017 15:00 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 6.9 (IRQ)
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: IRQ= 6.9; IRN= 4.6


Known identifiers for this event: 634334 (emscid) us1000bmnz (neicid)

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Articles: 22 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Iran (Islamic Republic of): Iran Quake - Kerman Province: Information Bulletin n° 2
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 01:47:00 +0100   reliefWeb (en)

The situation Report. A magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit the Hijdak area located in Kerman province on Friday, 1st December 2017 at 06:02 a.m. local time. So far the occurrence of 190 aftershocks in Kerman has been registered since then, with the biggest of that scales 5.5 on the Richter according to the Iranian seismological center.

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Iran (Islamic Republic of): Kermanshah Earthquake - Iran: Operations Update 2
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 01:47:00 +0100   reliefWeb (en)

The Situation. A magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit Kermanshah province, western part of Iran along the border with Iraq on Sunday November 12, 2017 at 21:48 pm local time, killing at least 569 people and injuring more than 9.000 in numerous districts of the province. In total, 427,266 people are affected in 8 districts of Kermanshah province.

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

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