M 5.7 in Iran on 08 Jul 2019 09:00 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 1183260
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 31.7748 , 49.5422
Event Date: 08 Jul 2019 09:00 UTC
08 Jul 2019 13:30 Local
Exposed Population: About 1000 people in MMI VII
2310000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 11 Jul 2019 13:53 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.6 (Iran)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0.8 0.8
us70004ejm Scaled population (vector) 2.07  
  C1 shakemap 0.11  
  C2 shakemap 0.4  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 69 | About casualties: 22 | Last hour: 0

Southern California Can Breathe Easy Until 2023 Says Biblical Prophecy ... Fri, 12 Jul 2019 08:24:00 +0200.

Ruhling says virtually all Bible scholars see a 7-year ending represented by the 7 bad years of Joseph’s famine in Genesis 41, or the 7 days for the conquest of Jericho that typifies Babylon. Israel went around Jericho and blew a trumpet ea
No major harm to Khuzestan historical sites by quakeTue, 09 Jul 2019 18:39:00 +0200.

TEHRAN – No serious damage has been reported to museums and cultural heritage sites across Iran’s Khuzestan province hit by a medium-sized quake on Monday, according to the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization. “Based on
Dozens hurt as 5.7 magnitude quake shakes IranTue, 09 Jul 2019 14:38:00 +0200.

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck southwest Iran near the border with Iraq on Monday, causing one death due to a heart attack and dozens of injuries, the country's relief and rescue organisation said. The quake, whose epicentre was in the M
5.7-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southwest IranTue, 09 Jul 2019 14:06:00 +0200.

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck southwest Iran near the border with Iraq on Monday, the country's national seismological centre reported. The quake, whose epicentre was in the Masjed Soleiman area of Khuzestan province, hit at 11:30 am (0

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: JRC (41), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),