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Iran Quake – Ilam and Kermanshah Provinces - Information Bulletin n° 1

This bulletin is being issued for information only, and reflects the current situation and details available at this time.

Issued on 11 January 2018


The situation

On Wednesday and Thursday, 10-11 January 2018, 75 aftershocks have been registered at 15:50 at local time struck Ilam and Kermanshah provinces, with the largest being 5.6 Richter magnitudes at 10:29 on 11 January at local time. According to the Iranian Seismological Center, the largest aftershock struck the region with an estimated depth of 8 kilometers. Considering the seismological monitoring, 5 aftershocks were between 5-6 Richter magnitudes, 6 aftershocks were between 4-5 Richter magnitudes and 64 aftershocks below 4 Richter magnitudes.

According to reports 4 persons were injured in Soomar city and some of the buildings were affected by the aftershocks.