M 6.3 in Iran on 14 Nov 2021 12:08 UTC
EQ parameters
Tsunami

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.3M
Glide number: EQ-2021-000176-IRN
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 27.7361 , 56.0766
Event Date: 14 Nov 2021 12:08 UTC
14 Nov 2021 15:38 Local
Exposed Population: About 1000 people in MMI
6 thousand (in MMI>=VII)
Source: NEIC us7000fu12
Inserted at: 14 Nov 2021 12:29 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score
4.6 (Iran)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 1 1
us7000fu12 Scaled population (raster) 2.62  
  C1 shakemap 0.11  
  C2 shakemap 0.4  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1408730 1 14 Nov 2021 12:08 6.3M, 10km 7.49 6 thousand (in MMI>=VII) 00:21 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Islamic Republic of Iran , Province of Hormozgan (population 989,556) . The nearest places are Qotbabad, Dam-e Tang, Guchin, Sarzeh, Gelu Zardu, Fin, Kahtak, Ab Zamina, Par 'Abedin, Qal'eh-ye Sarmad, and Balm-e Sagi.

Radius Population
100 km 910000 people
75 km 710000 people
50 km 87000 people
20 km 11000 people
10 km 2400 people
5 km 1900 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran 990000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Qotbabad Hormozgan Iran Village - 4 km
Dam-e Tang Hormozgan Iran Village - 12 km
Guchin Hormozgan Iran Village - 14 km
Sarzeh Hormozgan Iran Village - 18 km
Gelu Zardu Hormozgan Iran Village - 20 km
Fin Hormozgan Iran Village - 21 km
Kahtak Hormozgan Iran Village - 26 km
Ab Zamina Hormozgan Iran Village - 27 km
Par 'Abedin Hormozgan Iran Village - 27 km
Qal'eh-ye Sarmad Hormozgan Iran Village - 27 km
Gemengan Hormozgan Iran Village - 30 km
Baghan Hormozgan Iran Village - 31 km
Avval-e Tutang Hormozgan Iran Village - 34 km
Agshin Hormozgan Iran Village - 34 km
Harmoodar Hormozgan Iran Village - 34 km
Tall-e Gerdu Hormozgan Iran Village - 34 km
Faraghan Hormozgan Iran Village - 34 km
Ab Garm-e Ganow Hormozgan Iran Village - 37 km
Dasht-e Marom Hormozgan Iran Village - 38 km
Sa'adatabad Hormozgan Iran Village - 38 km
Lavar Hormozgan Iran Village - 39 km
Homak Hormozgan Iran Village - 41 km
Khvorgu Hormozgan Iran Village - 43 km
Rahimabad Hormozgan Iran Village - 44 km
Ja'in Hormozgan Iran Village - 48 km
Tazeyan Hormozgan Iran Village - 48 km
Kalat-e Pa'in Hormozgan Iran Village - 50 km
Ashur Hormozgan Iran Village - 53 km
Ruk Fars Iran Village - 53 km
Keshar-e Olya Hormozgan Iran Village - 53 km
Gishu Hormozgan Iran Village - 54 km
Bishan Takht Hormozgan Iran Village - 54 km
Chahchakor Hormozgan Iran Village - 56 km
Tarom Hormozgan Iran Village - 56 km
Qaleh Qaziye Bala Hormozgan Iran Village - 57 km
Chah-e Morgh Hormozgan Iran Village - 59 km
Baghoo Hormozgan Iran Village - 59 km
Tatang Hormozgan Iran Village - 60 km
Ab-e Garm Kerman Iran Village - 62 km
Sargas-e Bala Hormozgan Iran Village - 62 km
Galagah Hormozgan Iran Village - 62 km
Deh-e Now Hormozgan Iran Village - 63 km
Bandar Abbas Hormozgan Iran City - 64 km
Hajjiabad Hormozgan Iran Village - 65 km
Dogerdan Hormozgan Iran Village - 66 km
Abin Hormozgan Iran Village - 66 km
Marduiyeh Kerman Iran Village - 66 km
Bar Aftab Hormozgan Iran Village - 66 km
Kachu Hormozgan Iran Village - 67 km
Bodak Hormozgan Iran Village - 67 km
Darz-e Sayehban Fars Iran Village - 67 km
Dom Bariku Hormozgan Iran Village - 67 km
Chahestan Hormozgan Iran Village - 68 km
Lavar Hormozgan Iran Village - 69 km
Balm-e Sagi Hormozgan Iran Village - 69 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Bandar Abbas NAS HDR 12 Mil. Paved Yes 8500 64 km
Bandar Abbass International BND 7 Civ. Paved Yes 12000 65 km
Qeshm South 38 0 90 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Bandar Abbas IRBND Iran 66 km
Bandar Shahid Rejaie Iran 71 km
Jazireh Ye Hormos IRHOR Iran 80 km
Qeshm Iran 87 km

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