M 6.1 in Iran on 14 Nov 2021 12:07 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.1M
Depth: 6.84 Km
Lat/Lon: 27.7114 , 56.0573
Event Date: 14 Nov 2021 12:07 UTC
14 Nov 2021 15:37 Local
Exposed Population: About 1000 people in MMI VII
1 thousand (in MMI>=VII)
Source: NEIC us7000fu0x
Inserted at: 16 Nov 2021 13:58 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (Iran)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.9 0.9
us7000fu0x Scaled population (raster) 2.29  
  C1 shakemap 0.11  
  C2 shakemap 0.4  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1408728 0.9 14 Nov 2021 12:07 6M, 8.7km 7.34 1 thousand (in MMI>=VII) 00:20 NEIC
1408736 1 14 Nov 2021 12:07 6M, 5.63km 7.48 1 thousand (in MMI>=VII) 00:53 NEIC
1410129 0.9 14 Nov 2021 12:07 6.1M, 6.84km 7.4 1 thousand (in MMI>=VII) 2d 01:51 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 ,of Hormozgan (population 989,556) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
1200 people
9100 people
110000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.9 1408736 27.716/56.068 6.0 8.7 7.339 14 Nov 2021 12:34 00:27 (new episode)
2 1 1408736 27.717/56.067 6.0 5.6 7.48 14 Nov 2021 13:42 01:35 (upd of #1)
3 1 1408736 27.717/56.067 6.0 5.6 7.48 14 Nov 2021 14:45 02:38 (upd of #2)
4 1 1410129 27.717/56.067 6.0 5.6 7.48 15 Nov 2021 12:15 1d 00:08 (new episode)
5 1 1410129 27.711/56.057 6.1 6.8 7.478 16 Nov 2021 14:03 2d 01:56 (upd of #4)
6 0.9 1410129 27.721/56.065 6.0 7.0 7.405 16 Nov 2021 14:47 2d 02:40 (upd of #5)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran 1500 people
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran 17000 people
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran 92000 people
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran 390000 people
Fars Islamic Republic of Iran 8700 people
Kerman Islamic Republic of Iran 30000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Qotbabad Hormozgan Iran Village - 7 km
Sarzeh Hormozgan Iran Village - 16 km
Fin Hormozgan Iran Village - 18 km
Qal'eh-ye Sarmad Hormozgan Iran Village - 30 km
Baghan Hormozgan Iran Village - 34 km
Tall-e Gerdu Hormozgan Iran Village - 37 km
Khvorgu Hormozgan Iran Village - 43 km
Tazeyan Hormozgan Iran Village - 46 km
Rahimabad Hormozgan Iran Village - 47 km
Keshar-e Olya Hormozgan Iran Village - 50 km
Tarom Hormozgan Iran Village - 58 km
Qaleh Qaziye Bala Hormozgan Iran Village - 57 km
Bandar Abbas Hormozgan Iran City - 62 km
Dogerdan Hormozgan Iran Village - 63 km
Kachu Hormozgan Iran Village - 63 km
Sargas-e Bala Hormozgan Iran Village - 65 km
Darz-e Sayehban Fars Iran Village - 66 km
Hajjiabad Hormozgan Iran Village - 68 km
Rowdar Hormozgan Iran Village - 68 km
Chahestan Hormozgan Iran Village - 69 km
Marduiyeh Kerman Iran Village - 69 km
Gachin-e Pa'in Hormozgan Iran Village - 70 km
Seyyed Jabal ed Din Hormozgan Iran Village - 73 km
Tushkuyeh Fars Iran Village - 77 km
Posht Kooh Hormozgan Iran Village - 77 km
Soltanabad Kerman Iran Village - 79 km
Shamil Hormozgan Iran Village - 83 km
Bikuyeh Fars Iran Village - 83 km
Bandar-e Dargaham Hormozgan Iran Village - 83 km
Pahel Hormozgan Iran Village - 83 km
Bashdu Hormozgan Iran Village - 85 km
Shah Maran Kerman Iran Village - 87 km
Dowlatabad Kerman Iran Village - 88 km
Ramkan Hormozgan Iran Village - 94 km
Bandar-e Laft Hormozgan Iran Village - 94 km
Chah Shirin Hormozgan Iran Village - 96 km
Sar Rig Hormozgan Iran Village - 108 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Bandar Abbas NAS HDR 12 Mil. Paved Yes 8500
Bandar Abbass International BND 7 Civ. Paved Yes 12000

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Bandar Abbas IRBND Iran

More information

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