M 5.6 in Islamic Republic of Iran on 25 Jun 2022 03:37 UTC
Rapid Impact

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: 5.6M
Glide number: EQ-2022-000237-IRN
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 26.7253 , 54.2613
Event Date: 25 Jun 2022 03:37 UTC
25 Jun 2022 08:07 Local
Exposed Population: About 3000 people in MMI
3 thousand (in MMI>=VII)
Source: NEIC us7000hk3w
Inserted at: 25 Jun 2022 03:58 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (Islamic Republic of Iran)


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(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.8 0.8
us7000hk3w Scaled population (raster) 1.97  
  C1 rapid impact 0.11  
  C2 rapid impact 0.4  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

The green area correspond to areas affected by strong shaking (MMI VI or higher) according to the simulation.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1450328 0.8 25 Jun 2022 03:37 5.6M, 10km 7.03 1 thousand (in MMI>=VII) N/A 00:20 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.

Rapid Impact

The results presented below are calculated with the ShakeMap open source software (USGS) using only earthquake hypocenter information to provide a rapid estimation of the ground motion and shaking intensity without taking into account any instrumental observations or earthquake source scaling laws.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Islamic Republic of Iran ,of Hormozgan (population 989,556) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
1300 people
6400 people
37000 people

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran 5100 people
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran 2600 people
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran 75000 people
Fars Islamic Republic of Iran no people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Tasuneh Hormozgan Iran Village - 6 km
Band-e Hasineh Hormozgan Iran Village - 13 km
Maragh Hormozgan Iran Village - 16 km
Deh Now-e Mir Hormozgan Iran Village - 17 km
Chah-i-Musallam Hormozgan Iran Village - 29 km
Bandar-e Moghuyen Hormozgan Iran Village - 28 km
Masheh Hormozgan Iran Village - 31 km
Jenah Hormozgan Iran Village - 33 km
Safain Hormozgan Iran Village - 36 km
Bagh Hormozgan Iran Village - 40 km
Gaza Hormozgan Iran Village - 42 km
Din Hormozgan Iran Village - 43 km
Rostag Hormozgan Iran Village - 44 km
Bustaneh Hormozgan Iran Village - 46 km
Kuhkhird Hormozgan Iran Village - 46 km
Bastak Hormozgan Iran Village - 54 km
Baverd Hormozgan Iran Village - 63 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.


Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Kish Island KIH 30 Civ. Paved Yes 11800 36 km
Bandar Lengeh BDH 10 Civ. Paved Yes 6500 60 km


Intensity Name LOCODE Country Distance
Sharak Iran 9 km
Qeis Island Iran 37 km

More information

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