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 (Iran)

GDACS Score

For more info on GDACS alert score click here.
  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 1 1
us7000fu12 Scaled population (raster) 2.88  
  C1 shakemap 0.11  
  C2 shakemap 0.4  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

ShakeMap is a product of the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program in conjunction with the regional seismic networks. ShakeMaps provide near-real-time maps of ground motion and shaking intensity following significant earthquakes.


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
<1000 people
6300 people
510000 people
290000 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 9100 people
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran 160000 people
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran 260000 people
Fars Islamic Republic of Iran 7000 people
Kerman Islamic Republic of Iran 19000 people
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran 770000 people
Fars Islamic Republic of Iran 530000 people
Kerman Islamic Republic of Iran 1.3 million people
Musandam Oman 8100 people
Ra's al Khaymah United Arab Emirates 130000 people
Al Fujayrah United Arab Emirates 1100 people
Umm al Qaywayn United Arab Emirates 30000 people
Ash Shariqah United Arab Emirates 800000 people
'Ajman United Arab Emirates 260000 people
Sistan va Baluchestan Islamic Republic of Iran 3100 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
Tazeyan Hormozgan Iran Village - 48 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
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
Hajjiabad Hormozgan Iran Village - 65 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
Seyyed Jabal ed Din Hormozgan Iran Village - 76 km
Tushkuyeh Fars Iran Village - 77 km
Posht Kooh Hormozgan Iran Village - 77 km
Shamil Hormozgan Iran Village - 82 km
Chah Shirin Hormozgan Iran Village - 96 km
Sar Rig Hormozgan Iran Village - 109 km
Rowdar Hormozgan Iran Village - 71 km
Chehchoo Hormozgan Iran Village - 75 km
Hormoz Hormozgan Iran Village - 80 km
Dasht-e Kanar Fars Iran Village - 82 km
Shah Maran Kerman Iran Village - 84 km
Darva Hormozgan Iran Village - 84 km
Bikuyeh Fars Iran Village - 84 km
Dowlatabad Kerman Iran Village - 85 km
Bandar-e Dargaham Hormozgan Iran Village - 86 km
Pahel Hormozgan Iran Village - 87 km
Bashdu Hormozgan Iran Village - 87 km
Qeshm Hormozgan Iran City 17000 people 88 km
Laft Hormozgan Iran Village - 93 km
Aliabad Hormozgan Iran Village - 97 km
Ramkan Hormozgan Iran Village - 97 km
Bandar-e Laft Hormozgan Iran Village - 98 km
Khamir Hormozgan Iran Village - 100 km
Larak Kuhi Hormozgan Iran Village - 103 km
Chaganu Fars Iran Village - 104 km
Shah-Abu Zakareya Fars Iran Village - 104 km
Bandar-e Suza Hormozgan Iran Village - 106 km
Shah Gheyo Fars Iran Village - 106 km
Fadami Fars Iran Village - 106 km
Kavarzin Hormozgan Iran Village - 106 km
Tang-e Dalan Hormozgan Iran Village - 107 km
Direstan Hormozgan Iran Village - 109 km
Baghat Hormozgan Iran Village - 110 km
Khosrowabad Kerman Iran Village - 111 km
Hormud-e Mir Khund Fars Iran Village - 111 km
Zeyarat-e Ali Hormozgan Iran Village - 113 km
Tabl Hormozgan Iran Village - 114 km
Murdan Kerman Iran Village - 115 km
Shaharak Hormozgan Iran Village - 118 km
Nehriz Fars Iran Village - 119 km
Minab Hormozgan Iran City 70000 people 120 km
Salagh Hormozgan Iran Village - 121 km
Kheyrabad Hormozgan Iran Village - 121 km
Dezhgan Hormozgan Iran Village - 122 km
Sharikabad Kerman Iran Village - 122 km
Ahmad Khani Kerman Iran Village - 123 km
Hiru Hormozgan Iran Village - 124 km
Khammasi Hormozgan Iran Village - 125 km
Pir Kerman Iran Village - 125 km
Khargun Hormozgan Iran Village - 125 km
Badin Fars Iran Village - 126 km
Jangan Hormozgan Iran Village - 126 km
Shahabi Fars Iran Village - 129 km
Chahu Shomali Hormozgan Iran Village - 130 km
Bajgan Kerman Iran Village - 136 km
Bandar Suflin Hormozgan Iran Village - 137 km
Jaghin Hormozgan Iran Village - 138 km
Kam Gin Kerman Iran Village - 139 km
Lemazan Hormozgan Iran Village - 140 km
Kuhestak Hormozgan Iran Village - 140 km
Deh-e Tall Hormozgan Iran Village - 140 km
Karian Hormozgan Iran Village - 142 km
Basaidu Hormozgan Iran Village - 144 km
Shahabad Kerman Iran Village - 145 km
Manujan Kerman Iran Village - 146 km
Zeyaralgah-e Shah Cheragh Kerman Iran Village - 147 km
Dahun Hormozgan Iran Village - 148 km
Aliabad Pain Kerman Iran Village - 148 km
Dustku Hormozgan Iran Village - 149 km
Lay-e Zangan Fars Iran Village - 149 km
Dowlatabad Kerman Iran Village - 151 km
Chah Bonard Hormozgan Iran Village - 155 km
Bandar-e Band-e Hormozgan Iran Village - 157 km
Karmastaj Hormozgan Iran Village - 158 km
Kumza Oman Village - 159 km
Kahnuj Kerman Iran Village 42000 people 162 km
Baverd Hormozgan Iran Village - 162 km
Dehkuyeh Fars Iran Village - 164 km
Khargooshi Hormozgan Iran Village - 164 km
Siruieh Kerman Iran Village - 167 km
Senderk Hormozgan Iran Village - 167 km
Nowzad Kerman Iran Village - 168 km
Sirik Hormozgan Iran Village - 169 km
Band-e Kong Hormozgan Iran Village - 169 km
Deh Khair Pain Fars Iran Village - 170 km
Khoor Fars Iran Village - 172 km
Malekabad Kerman Iran Village - 172 km
Lar Fars Iran Village 71000 people 172 km
Bani Sukhteh Kerman Iran Village - 172 km
Golabadi Kerman Iran Village - 173 km
Mohammadabad Pain Kerman Iran Village - 173 km
Baft Kerman Iran City 30000 people 174 km
Din Hormozgan Iran Village - 175 km
Kuhkhird Hormozgan Iran Village - 175 km
Bandar-e Lengeh Hormozgan Iran City 22000 people 176 km
Bukha Oman Village - 177 km
Hajiabad Fars Iran Village - 177 km
Patkan Kerman Iran Village - 178 km
Khosravani Kerman Iran Village - 179 km
Bastak Hormozgan Iran Village - 179 km
Morvarid Fars Iran Village - 179 km
Qabeh Ganj Kerman Iran Village - 180 km
Seyyedabad Kerman Iran Village - 180 km
Anveh Hormozgan Iran Village - 181 km
Kam Serid Kerman Iran Village - 181 km
Dang Fars Iran Village - 182 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)
Bandar Abbass International BND 7 Civ. Paved Yes 12000
Bandar Abbas NAS HDR 12 Mil. Paved Yes 8500
Qeshm South 38 0
Qeshm Central 15 Civ. Paved No 13600
Lar 792 Civ. Paved No 7800
Bandar Lengeh BDH 10 Civ. Paved Yes 6500
Sabzevaran JYR 800 Civ. Paved Yes 7200
Darab 1097 0
Sirjan SYJ 1778 Civ. Paved Yes 12300
Ras Al Khaimah International RKT 31 Civ. Paved Yes 12300
Umm Al Quwain 5 0
Jahrom JAR 1021 Civ. Paved No 4900
Kerman KER 1750 Civ. Paved Yes 12400

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Bandar Abbas IRBND Iran
Bandar Shahid Rejaie Iran
Jazireh Ye Hormos IRHOR Iran
Qeshm Iran
Khamir Iran
Henjam IRHEJ Iran
Basidu Iran
Kamzar Oman
Khasab Oman
Lingah IRLIN Iran
Tunb Island Iran
Ras Al-Khaimah AERKT United Arab Emirates
Ajman AEAJM United Arab Emirates
Sharjah AESHJ United Arab Emirates

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year
Minab Minab 1983
Jiroft Halilrood 1991

More information

For a full list of available products related to this event, please refer to the GDACS Resources page.