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M 4.6 in Iraq on 12 Jan 2018 17:50 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 12 Jan 2018 17:50 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 1640000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 13 Jan 2018 16:43 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 6.9 (IRQ)
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: IRQ= 6.9; IRN= 4.6

References

Known identifiers for this event: 640961 (emscid) us2000cj0m (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 423 | About casualties: 38 | Last hour: 0

Earthquakes strike along Iran-Iraq border
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:59:00 +0100   iran-daily (en)

Five people suffered minor injuries in Iran, state television reported. The US Geological Survey said seven of the quakes struck near the Iraqi city of Mandali, 120 kilometers (75 miles) northeast of the Iraqi capital. Mandali is right on the border between the two nations.

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Iran-Iraq Border Hit By Series Of Moderate Earthquakes
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 08:02:00 +0100   rferl (en)

A series of moderate earthquakes struck near the Iran-Iraq border and other areas of Iran on January 11, most of them occurring in the same region hit by a major quake in November that [[killed]] over 530 people. Four people suffered minor injuries from the latest quakes and little damage was reported, Iranian state television said.

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Iran Hit By Series Of Moderate Quakes, Most In Iraqi Border Region
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 03:31:00 +0100   rferl (en)

A series of moderate earthquakes struck near the Iran-Iraq border and other areas of Iran on January 11, most of them occurring in the same region hit by a major quake in November that [[killed]] over 530 people. Four people suffered minor injuries from the latest quakes, and little damage was reported, Iranian state television said.

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