Earthquake in Iran, Islam Rep.


Northeastern Iran
Fri, 30/07/2010

An earthquake in northeastern Iran injured 274 people.

Source: glidenumber

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A moderate earthquake struck northeastern Iran on late Friday afternoon, seismologists said, but it was not immediately clear if there were any casualties. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake at 6.20 p.m. local time (1350 GMT) was centered approximately 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) from Torbat-e Heydarieh, a city in the country’s Razavi Khorasan province. It struck about 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) deep, making it a very shallow earthquake, according to the Iranian Seismological Center. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) measured the strength of the earthquake at 5.6 on the Richter scale.   Source: ThaindianNews


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