GDACS Alert based on "Earthquake Parameter" alerting model
Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2). Summary
This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.Earthquake Magnitude: M4.5Depth: 29.06 KmEvent Date UTC: 14 Nov 2017 19:48Exposed Population: 410000 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 Khorasan (population 6,855,702). The nearest places are 'Aliabad (4km), Bozghooch Sofla (13km), Bojdi (14km), 'Abdollah (15km), Esferar (15km), and 89 more.
The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.
For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Birjand (runway 6900ft, 17km). There are no known ports nearby.
The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.Radius Population Density (people/km2) 75 km 360000 people 20 50 km 280000 people 36 20 km 16000 people 13 10 km 2100 people 6
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