Iran earthquake

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Published Wednesday, August 29, 2018

At least 3 people have been killed and more than 300 were injured after M6.0 earthquake hit western Iran at 22:13 UTC on August 25, 2018. USGS is reporting a depth of 10 km. EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 10 km. The quake was followed by at least 5 M4+ aftershocks and numerous smaller ones.

The same region was hit by M7.3 earthquake on November 12, 2017, in which at least 530 people were killed and 10 018 injured.

There are 3 280 000 people living within 100 km (62 miles).

Some 4 000 people are estimated to have felt very strong shaking, 30 000 strong, 146 000 moderate, 6 750 000 light and 68 561 000 weak.
Source: DORRIS

Iran earthquake Facts

Power: 6.0
Affected Area: 10 km.
Alert Level: Green
Category: Geo
Response: Shelter
Severity: Extreme
Urgency: Immediate
Certainty: Observed

Killed: 3
Injured: 300

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