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Lower Left Latitude/Longitude: 9.2 N°, 53.48 E°
Upper Right Latitude/Longitude: 21.2 N°, 65.48 E°
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Hazards

Current Hazards

Recent Earthquakes (Past 7 Days)
Date(UTC) Magnitude Depth(Km) Region Lat/Long
None found for the area chosen.        
Active Tropical Storms (Current and 3-day Forecast Positions)
Name Advisory Date(UTC) Wind Speed Wind Gusts Heading Track Speed Status Pressure Lat / Long
None found for the area chosen.                
Active Volcanoes
Name Region Activity Primary Observatory More Information Last Updated Lat/Long
None found for the area chosen.            
Recent Hotspots (Fire)
Date of First Obs(UTC) Date of Last Obs(UTC) Description Mean Lat. Mean Long.
None found for the area chosen.        

Historical Hazards

Historical Earthquakes
(Resulting in significant damage or deaths)

Last 50 Years
Count
0
5 Most Recent Earthquakes
Date(UTC) Magnitude Depth(Km) Intensity Deaths Location Lat / Long
None found for the area chosen.            
5 Largest Earthquakes
Date(UTC) Magnitude Depth(Km) Intensity Deaths Location Lat / Long
None found for the area chosen.            

Volcanic Eruptions
Note: Historical eruptions data last updated in year 2000.

Last 100 Years Eruptions
Count
0
5 Most Recent Eruptions
Name Date(UTC) Magnitude Location Lat / Long
None found for the area chosen.        

Tsunami Runups
Note: For each Tsunami event, there may be many locations of recorded runups of the same date for the chosen area.
To avoid duplicate results, the Regional Reporter tool applies a filter to display only one result per tsunami event.

5 Most Recent Tsunami Runups
Date(UTC) Country Location Runup(meters) Deaths Lat / Long
Sep 12 2007 00:00 OMAN SALALAH 0.7 0 16.94° N / 54.01° E
Mar 28 2005 00:16 OMAN SALALAH 0.3 0 16.94° N / 54.01° E
Dec 26 2004 08:12 OMAN SALALAH 1.7 0 16.94° N / 54.01° E
5 Largest Tsunami Runups
Date(UTC) Country Location Runup(meters) Deaths Lat / Long
Dec 26 2004 08:12 OMAN SALALAH 1.7 0 16.94° N / 54.01° E
Sep 12 2007 00:00 OMAN SALALAH 0.7 0 16.94° N / 54.01° E
Mar 28 2005 00:16 OMAN SALALAH 0.3 0 16.94° N / 54.01° E

Large Wildfires

(Greater than 40 sq. km.)
Start Date(UTC) End Date(UTC) Intensity Size (sq. km.) Mean Lat. Mean Long.
None found for the area chosen.          

Earthquake Intensity Zones

Probable maximum MMI intensity once in 50 years
Maximum Zone
Magnitude VI

Storm Intensity Zones

Wind Speed with a 10% chance of occurring within 10 years
Maximum Zone (km/hr)
154-177

Demography

Population 2001
Total Population Maximum Density (ppl/km2)
284,876 6,251
Population 2002
Total Population Maximum Density (ppl/km2)
308,908 6,928
Population 2006
Total Population Maximum Density (ppl/km2)
375,464 14,236
Population 2007
Total Population Maximum Density (ppl/km2)
388,571 14,473
Countries
Country
Oman
Saudi Arabia
Yemen
Major Cities
Country Name Population Status Lat / Long
None found for the area chosen.        

Infrastructure

Airports
Name Type Elevation (Ft.) Link Lat / Long
SOCOTRA Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 00150 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=OYSQ 12.63° N / 53.91° E
SALALAH Active joint (civil and military) airport 00073 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=OOSA 17.04° N / 54.09° E
MASIRAH Active military airport 00064 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=OOMA 20.68° N / 58.89° E
THUMRAIT Active military airport 01570 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=OOTH 17.67° N / 54.02° E
Nuclear Power Plants
Name Country Number of Reactors Lat / Long
None found for the area chosen.      

Environment

Urban/Rural Mask (SEDAC)
Land Cover Area (km2) %
Urban 634 0.04
Rural 180,982 11
Not classified 1,537,191 89
MODIS IGBP Land Cover
(excluding water area)
Land Cover Area (km2) %
Barren or Sparsely Vegetated 164,895 89
Open Shrublands 19,998 11
Deciduous Broadleaf Forest 382 0.2
Croplands 213 0.1
Unclassified 153 0.08
Grasslands 12 0.01
Evergreen Needleleaf Forest 2 0
Deciduous Needleleaf Forest 2 0
Woody Savannas 3 0
Savannas 1 0
Urban and Built-Up 8 0
Cropland/Natural Vegetation Mosaic 2 0
Elevation (meters)
(land only)
Minimum Maximum Average
-1 1,720 193
Average Temperature (degrees C)
  Nov Dec Jan
low 19.4 17.6 16.2
high 29.8 27.1 25.7
Average Precipitation
  Nov Dec Jan
mm/day 0.2 0.1 0.2
Current Meteorological Observations (METAR)
Station Name Observation Time (UTC) Temp (F) Wind Speed (MPH) Wind Direction Sky Condition Lat / Long
THUMRAIT Mon Mar 18 2013 22:55 66.6F 18.0 S   17.67° N / 54.02° E

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