M 6 in Islamic Republic of Iran on 01 Jul 2022 21:32 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: 6.0M
Glide number: EQ-2022-000248-IRN
Depth: 16 Km
Lat/Lon: 26.935 , 55.254
Event Date: 01 Jul 2022 21:32 UTC
02 Jul 2022 02:02 Local
Exposed Population: About 5000 people in MMI
6 thousand (in MMI>=VII)
Source: NEIC us6000hz8x
Inserted at: 02 Jul 2022 01:07 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (Islamic Republic of Iran)


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(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 1.1 1.1
us6000hz8x Scaled population (raster) 2.65  
  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
1451247 1.1 01 Jul 2022 21:32 6.1M, 10km 7.41 6 thousand (in MMI>=VII) N/A 00:16 NEIC
1451283 1.1 01 Jul 2022 21:32 6M, 16km 7.18 6 thousand (in MMI>=VII) N/A 03:35 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 ORANGE

Intensity Population
5800 people
13000 people
140000 people

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran <1000 people
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran 1600 people
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran 48000 people
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran 97000 people
Fars Islamic Republic of Iran no people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Dezhgan Hormozgan Iran Village - 5 km
Bandar Suflin Hormozgan Iran Village - 20 km
Hiru Hormozgan Iran Village - 21 km
Basaidu Hormozgan Iran Village - 32 km
Khamir Hormozgan Iran Village - 33 km
Lemazan Hormozgan Iran Village - 39 km
Baverd Hormozgan Iran Village - 43 km
Seyyed Jabal ed Din Hormozgan Iran Village - 45 km
Pahel Hormozgan Iran Village - 49 km
Chahu Shomali Hormozgan Iran Village - 36 km
Bandar-e Band-e Hormozgan Iran Village - 37 km
Dustku Hormozgan Iran Village - 41 km
Darva Hormozgan Iran Village - 45 km
Tang-e Dalan Hormozgan Iran Village - 47 km
Band-e Kong Hormozgan Iran Village - 49 km
Tabl Hormozgan Iran Village - 51 km
Bandar-e Laft Hormozgan Iran Village - 51 km
Laft Hormozgan Iran Village - 52 km
Bandar-e Lengeh Hormozgan Iran City 22000 people 55 km
Deh-e Tall Hormozgan Iran Village - 56 km
Din Hormozgan Iran Village - 59 km
Kachu Hormozgan Iran Village - 60 km
Kavarzin Hormozgan Iran Village - 60 km
Gachin-e Pa'in Hormozgan Iran Village - 66 km
Bastak Hormozgan Iran Village - 93 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
Qeshm Central 15 Civ. Paved No 13600 68 km


Intensity Name LOCODE Country Distance
Basidu Iran 31 km
Khamir Iran 33 km
Lingah IRLIN Iran 55 km

More information

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