M 5.5 in Islamic Republic of Iran on 15 Jun 2022 06:06 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1326668
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 26.6859 , 54.1869
Event Date: 15 Jun 2022 06:06 UTC
15 Jun 2022 10:36 Local
Exposed Population: About 4000 people in MMI
280 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 15 Jun 2022 12:51 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
4.6 (Islamic Republic of Iran)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.6 0.6
us7000hhhc Scaled population (raster) 1.49  
  C1 shakemap 0.11  
  C2 shakemap 0.4  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
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Iran - Earthquake (ECHO 16 Jun 2022)Thu, 16 Jun 2022 12:36

  • An earthquake of 5.5 M at a depth of 10 km (5.2 M at a depth of 8 km as reported by the Iranian Seismological Centre) occurred offshore near the south-western coast of Bandar Charak Rural District (Hormozgan Province, southern Iran) on 15 June at 6.06 UTC (17 March at 10.36 local time). The epicentre was located in the Persian Gulf, approximately 2.8 km south-west of Bandar e Taooneh Village (Hormozgan Province) and 21 km north-west of the north-eastern coast of Kish Island.
  • Several aftershocks with magnitude up to 4.9 M have been recorded in the area.
  • USGS PAGER estimates that up to 2,000 people were exposed to strong shaking.
  • The Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reports no reports of any casualties or damage.
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:10km) in Islamic Republi ... 2022-06-16T19:14+0200.

Iran - Earthquake (ECHO 16 Jun 2022) Thu, 16 Jun 2022 12:36 An earthquake of 5.5 M at a depth of 10 km (5.2 M at a depth of 8 km as reported by the Iranian Seismological Centre) occurred offshore near the south-western coast of Bandar Chara
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Iran - Earthquake (GDACS, USGS, Iranian Seismological Center, IRNA, me ... 2022-06-16T13:14+0200.

An earthquake of 5.5 M at a depth of 10 km (5.2 M at a depth of 8 km as reported by the Iranian Seismological Centre) occurred offshore near the south-western coast of Bandar Charak Rural District (Hormozgan Province, southern Iran) on 15 J
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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 (50), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),