martes, 22 de mayo de 2018

Green alert: earthquake M 4.5 in Iran, Islamic Republic of on 5/22/2018 12:31:53 AM

M 4.5 in Iran, Islamic Republic of on 22 May 2018 00:31 UTC


GDACS Alert based on "Earthquake Parameter" alerting model

Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).


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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: M4.5
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date UTC: 22 May 2018 00:31
  • Exposed Population: 2790000 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

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Earthquake Event

Impact Details

The earthquake happened inIran, Islamic Republic of, Province of Bakhtaran (population 1,899,338). The nearest places are Asgaleh (5km), Bavisi (8km), Balah Su (9km), Mish Rangin (14km), Haji Lar (14km), and 152 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. There are no known airports nearby. There are no known ports nearby.

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 1.2 million people 73
50 km 430000 people 55
20 km 37000 people 30
10 km 9100 people 29



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