Deadly M5.7 earthquake hits southern Iran, numerous aftershocks

Deadly M5.7 earthquake hits southern Iran, numerous aftershocks

A shallow earthquake registered by the Iran Seismological Center as M5.7 hit near Masjed Soleyman, Iran at 07:00 UTC (11:30 LT) on July 8, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 17 km (10.5 miles). The USGS is reporting M5.7 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), the…

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Kermanshah, Iran

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Kermanshah, Iran

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Kermanshah, Iran at 16:37 UTC (20:07 local time) on November 25, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 10 km. The quake hit one year after…

Strong and shallow M5.9 earthquake hits Kermanshah, western Iran

Strong and shallow M5.9 earthquake hits Kermanshah, western Iran

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Iran Seismological Center (IRSC) as M5.9 hit the Province of Kermanshah, western Iran at 10:07 UTC (14:37 local time). The agency is reporting a depth of 8 km (5 miles). USGS is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 5.7 km…

At least 76 wounded after M5.2 earthquake hits southwestern Iran

At least 76 wounded after M5.2 earthquake hits southwestern Iran

At least 76 people were injured after a M5.2 earthquake on the Richter scale hit southwestern Iran at 04:08 UTC (08:34 local time) on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. The quake struck at a depth of 8 km (5 miles), according to the Iranian Seismological Center. USGS…

Shallow M5.9 earthquake hits near Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant, Iran

Shallow M5.9 earthquake hits near Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant, Iran

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Iranian Seismological Center as M5.9 hit southern Iran at 06:34 UTC on April 19, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 18 km (11.2 miles). USGS is reporting M5.5 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was…

Series of moderately strong earthquakes hit Iran-Iraq border region

Series of moderately strong earthquakes hit Iran-Iraq border region

Numerous moderately strong earthquakes hit the Iraq-Iran border region on January 11, 2018. The same region was hit by a devastating M7.3 earthquake on November 12, 2017, in which more than 530 people lost their lives, and today's quakes appear to be…

2 dead, 97 injured after M5.2 earthquake hits Tehran, Iran

2 dead, 97 injured after M5.2 earthquake hits Tehran, Iran

Two people have died and nearly 100 were injured after a M5.2 earthquake hit near Tehran, capital of Iran on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. ​The quake hit at a depth of 15 km (9.3 miles) at 19:57 UTC (23:27 local time) just 2.8 km (1.7 miles) WSW of Malārd…

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Iran, second M6+ of the day

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Iran, second M6+ of the day

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the IRSC as M6.1 hit southeastern Iran at 21:41 UTC on December 12, 2017 (01:11 local time, December 13). The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 10 km. EMSC…