Details of Disaster Information


Iran (Islamic Republic Of) : Earthquake : 2005/11/27
GLIDE: EQ-2005-000199-IRN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2005/11/27
Country
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District
Iran (Islamic Republic Of)
Name Earthquake
Outline At least 10 people were killed and five villages heavily damaged when a strong earthquake struck southern Iran on 27 November, officials and state media said.

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2005/12/01
Killed: 8
Injured: 100
Affected: 17, 510



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Report/Articles
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2005/12/01
    Reportedly, to date, a total number of 8 people have died and 100 injured in the affected city of Qeshm and 16 villages that cover an area of 1,500 sq km. The total affected population is 17, 510 individuals (3,307 families). Of the 100 injured, 70 people have been released from the hospital after receiving basic treatment.
  • Islamic Republic News Agency 2005/11/27
    The villages of Tonban, Gourian, Goursin and Khaldin are reported to be completely destroyed, according to the governor of Qeshm, Heydar Alishvandi.
    Dozens of others were wounded, the official said adding relief workers were immediately dispatched to the affected areas.
    IRNA reporter said that the only hospital in the city, which lacked basic medical facilities, was full of injured people.
  • CNN NEWS 2005/11/27
    At least 10 people were killed and five villages heavily damaged when a strong earthquake struck southern Iran Sunday, officials and state media said.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2005/11/27
    Iran's official news agency IRNA said the quake with a magnitude of 5.9 shook southern Iran and said the main hospital on Qeshm was full of wounded people
Geographycal Data Information
  • USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
    A strong earthquake occurred at 10:22:23 (UTC) on Sunday, November 27, 2005. The magnitude 6.1 event has been located in SOUTHERN IRAN. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)