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

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1328006
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)
Inserted at: 25 Jun 2022 03:58 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
4.6 (Islamic Republic of Iran)

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 1 1
us7000hk3w Scaled population (raster) 2.48  
  C1 shakemap 0.11  
  C2 shakemap 0.4  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
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Iran - Earthquake (ECHO 27 Jun 2022)Mon, 27 Jun 2022 14:02

  • An earthquake of 5.6 M at a depth of 10 km occurred in Bandar Lengeh County (Hormozgan Province, southern Iran) on 25 June at 3.37 UTC (8.07 local time). The epicentre was located very close to Bandar Charak City (Hormozgan Province) and 30 km north-east of Kish Island.
  • USGS PAGER estimates that up to 4,000 people were exposed to very strong shaking and 5,000 people to strong shaking.
  • According to media reports, at least one person has died, while dozens have been injured.
  • Several earthquakes struck Hormozgan Province over the past few days with the highest of 5.5 M registered on 15 June.
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 47 | About casualties: 9 | Last hour: 0

Capital FM » India hands over humanitarian aid to Afghanistan2022-06-28T21:35+0200.

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 24 -In the wake of the tragic earthquake that struck Afghanistan on June 22, Ministry of External Affairs Joint Secretary (PAI), JP Singh handed over India’s humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan on Friday in the
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India hands over humanitarian aid to Afghanistan2022-06-28T21:16+0200.

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 24 -In the wake of the tragic earthquake that struck Afghanistan on June 22, Ministry of External Affairs Joint Secretary (PAI), JP Singh handed over India’s humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan on Friday in the
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UN appeals for $110m for Afghan quake victims2022-06-28T17:59+0200.

The United Nations said Tuesday it had launched an emergency appeal to help hundreds of thousands of people in areas of Afghanistan ravaged by last week’s deadly earthquake. The 5.9-magnitude quake last Wednesday hit hardest in impoverished
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Baradar on his trip carried 53m Afs to assist quake victims2022-06-28T17:03+0200.

KABUL (Agencies): Deputy Prime Minister, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, traveled to Khost and Paktika early on Monday carrying 53 million Afghanis to assist southeast earthquake victims. A statement received by BNA said Baradar offered his con
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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 (49), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),