M 6.3 in Iran on 14 Nov 2021 12:08 UTC
Shakemap
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
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 (Islamic Republic of 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.

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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 ,of Hormozgan (population 989,556) . The alertlevel for this event is ORANGE

Intensity Population
5100 people
15000 people
690000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 1 1408730 27.736/56.077 6.3 10.0 7.49 14 Nov 2021 12:36 00:27 (new episode)
2 1.1 1408730 27.736/56.077 6.3 10.0 7.673 14 Nov 2021 14:15 02:06 (upd of #1)
3 1.6 1408730 27.736/56.077 6.3 10.0 8.435 15 Nov 2021 12:16 1d 00:07 (upd of #2)
4 1 1408730 27.736/56.077 6.3 10.0 7.49 19 Nov 2021 07:41 4d 19:33 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran 6100 people
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran 26000 people
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran 350000 people
Fars Islamic Republic of Iran 6500 people
Kerman Islamic Republic of Iran 14000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Qotbabad Hormozgan Iran Village - 4 km
Sarzeh Hormozgan Iran Village - 18 km
Fin Hormozgan Iran Village - 21 km
Qal'eh-ye Sarmad Hormozgan Iran Village - 27 km
Baghan Hormozgan Iran Village - 31 km
Tall-e Gerdu Hormozgan Iran Village - 34 km
Khvorgu Hormozgan Iran Village - 43 km
Rahimabad Hormozgan Iran Village - 44 km
Tazeyan Hormozgan Iran Village - 48 km
Keshar-e Olya Hormozgan Iran Village - 53 km
Tarom Hormozgan Iran Village - 56 km
Qaleh Qaziye Bala Hormozgan Iran Village - 57 km
Sargas-e Bala Hormozgan Iran Village - 62 km
Bandar Abbas Hormozgan Iran City - 64 km
Dogerdan Hormozgan Iran Village - 66 km
Marduiyeh Kerman Iran Village - 66 km
Kachu Hormozgan Iran Village - 67 km
Darz-e Sayehban Fars Iran Village - 67 km
Chahestan Hormozgan Iran Village - 68 km
Gachin-e Pa'in Hormozgan Iran Village - 74 km
Soltanabad Kerman Iran Village - 76 km
Tushkuyeh Fars Iran Village - 77 km
Posht Kooh Hormozgan Iran Village - 77 km

see full list


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) Distance
Bandar Abbas NAS HDR 12 Mil. Paved Yes 8500 64 km
Bandar Abbass International BND 7 Civ. Paved Yes 12000 65 km

More information

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