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

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1295690
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)
Inserted at: 14 Nov 2021 12:29 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
4.6 (Islamic Republic of Iran)


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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  
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Latest media headlines

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Tremors felt in UAE as twin earthquakes hit southern Iran2021-11-17T09:11+0100.

The UAE experienced tremors as twin earthquakes hit Iran on Sunday. Residents in Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Abu Dhabi reported feeling the tremors that lasted “two to three minutes”. Multiple buildings were evacuated for tenants’ ow
Moderate earthquake hits southern Iran2021-11-15T22:29+0100.

Tehran, IRNA A 5-magnitude earthquake shook the city of Fin in the southern Iranian province of Hormuzgan on Monday. According to the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the earthquake occurred today in th
Head of Emergency Organization: 70 people injured in Homuzgan quake2021-11-15T22:29+0100.

Tehran, IRNA Head of Iran's National Medical Emergency Organization Jafar Miadfar announced that seventy fellow citizens have been injured in Sunday afternoon in Hormuzgan quake. Miadfar said that 48 of the injured victims have been dischar
Head of Iran's Red Crescent Society: 137 villages affected by quake2021-11-15T22:29+0100.

ehran, IRNA The Head of Red Crescent Society of Iran said on Sunday night that surveys show that homes in 137 villages in Hormuzgan province have been damaged due to Sunday evening quake, but fortunately despite the high strength of the ear

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),