M 5.6 in Islamic Republic of Iran on 23 Jul 2022 16:09 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 26.9956 , 55.3766
Event Date: 23 Jul 2022 16:09 UTC
23 Jul 2022 20:39 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI VII
Few people affected (in MMI>=VII)
Source: NEIC us7000hszl
Inserted at: 23 Jul 2022 16:32 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (Islamic Republic of Iran)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.7 0.7
us7000hszl Scaled population (raster) 1.72  
  C1 shakemap 0.11  
  C2 shakemap 0.4  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1454721 0.7 23 Jul 2022 16:09 5.6M, 10km 6.77 230 (in MMI>=VII) 00:22 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.

Exposed population

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

Intensity Population
<1000 people
9000 people
40000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.7 1454721 26.996/55.377 5.6 10.0 6.767 23 Jul 2022 16:33 00:24 (new episode)
2 0.7 1454721 26.996/55.377 5.6 10.0 6.767 23 Jul 2022 18:12 02:03 (upd of #1)
3 0.7 1454721 26.996/55.377 5.6 10.0 6.767 24 Jul 2022 16:40 1d 00:31 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran no people
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran 9500 people
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran 33000 people
Hormozgan Islamic Republic of Iran 560000 people
Fars Islamic Republic of Iran 6000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Dezhgan Hormozgan Iran Village - 15 km
Khamir Hormozgan Iran Village - 22 km
Seyyed Jabal ed Din Hormozgan Iran Village - 31 km
Pahel Hormozgan Iran Village - 36 km
Hiru Hormozgan Iran Village - 30 km
Bandar Suflin Hormozgan Iran Village - 30 km
Chahu Shomali Hormozgan Iran Village - 36 km
Darva Hormozgan Iran Village - 37 km
Basaidu Hormozgan Iran Village - 40 km
Bandar-e Laft Hormozgan Iran Village - 40 km
Laft Hormozgan Iran Village - 41 km
Tabl Hormozgan Iran Village - 44 km
Kachu Hormozgan Iran Village - 46 km
Salagh Hormozgan Iran Village - 46 km
Tang-e Dalan Hormozgan Iran Village - 47 km
Dustku Hormozgan Iran Village - 47 km
Lemazan Hormozgan Iran Village - 49 km
Bandar-e Band-e Hormozgan Iran Village - 50 km
Kavarzin Hormozgan Iran Village - 51 km
Rowdar Hormozgan Iran Village - 52 km
Gachin-e Pa'in Hormozgan Iran Village - 52 km
Baverd Hormozgan Iran Village - 57 km
Direstan Hormozgan Iran Village - 62 km
Band-e Kong Hormozgan Iran Village - 62 km
Deh-e Tall Hormozgan Iran Village - 64 km
Khammasi Hormozgan Iran Village - 64 km
Keshar-e Olya Hormozgan Iran Village - 65 km
Bashdu Hormozgan Iran Village - 67 km
Ramkan Hormozgan Iran Village - 67 km
Bandar-e Lengeh Hormozgan Iran City 22000 people 69 km
Bandar-e Dargaham Hormozgan Iran Village - 70 km
Hormud-e Mir Khund Fars Iran Village - 71 km
Bandar-e Suza Hormozgan Iran Village - 72 km
Din Hormozgan Iran Village - 73 km
Dogerdan Hormozgan Iran Village - 74 km
Dahun Hormozgan Iran Village - 79 km
Chah Bonard Hormozgan Iran Village - 81 km
Chah-i-Musallam Hormozgan Iran Village - 86 km
Fin Hormozgan Iran Village - 87 km
Badin Fars Iran Village - 88 km
Tazeyan Hormozgan Iran Village - 88 km
Bandar Abbas Hormozgan Iran City - 92 km
Kuhkhird Hormozgan Iran Village - 93 km
Nehriz Fars Iran Village - 95 km
Darz-e Sayehban Fars Iran Village - 97 km
Sarzeh Hormozgan Iran Village - 98 km
Larak Kuhi Hormozgan Iran Village - 98 km
Bikuyeh Fars Iran Village - 102 km
Karmastaj Hormozgan Iran Village - 104 km
Shah Gheyo Fars Iran Village - 107 km
Jenah Hormozgan Iran Village - 108 km
Zaravan Hormozgan Iran Village - 133 km
Posht Kooh Hormozgan Iran Village - 139 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Qeshm Central 15 Civ. Paved No 13600
Bandar Lengeh BDH 10 Civ. Paved Yes 6500
Bandar Abbas NAS HDR 12 Mil. Paved Yes 8500
Bandar Abbass International BND 7 Civ. Paved Yes 12000

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Khamir Iran
Basidu Iran
Henjam IRHEJ Iran
Lingah IRLIN Iran
Bandar Shahid Rejaie Iran
Bandar Abbas IRBND Iran
Tunb Island Iran
Qeshm Iran

More information

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