Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits southeastern Iran

Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits southeastern Iran

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Iranian Seismological Center (IRSC) as M6.2 hit southeastern Iran at 08:43 UTC (12:13 local time) on December 12, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The USGS is reporting M5.9 at a depth of…

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Iran – Iraq border region

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Iran – Iraq border region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Iranian Seismological Center (IRSC) as M6.0 hit Iran – Iraq border region at 14:09 UTC (17:39 local time) on December 11, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting it as M5.4 at a…

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Iran, dozens of aftershocks

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Iran, dozens of aftershocks

​​A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Iranian Seismological Center (IRSC) as M6.1 hit Kerman Province, Iran at 02:32 UTC (06:02 local time) on December 1, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS and EMSC registered it as…

Yellow alert issued after shallow M5.8 earthquake hits Iran

Yellow alert issued after shallow M5.8 earthquake hits Iran

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.8 hit North Khorasan Province, Iran (Turkmenistan-Iran border region) at 18:01 UTC on May 13, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 12.4 km (7.7 miles). A yellow alert was issued for shaking-related…

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits northeastern Iran

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits northeastern Iran

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit northeastern ran at 06:09 UTC on April 5, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at the same depth. According to the USGS, the epicenter was located 51.4…

Four dead after shallow M5.3 earthquake hits southern Iran

Four dead after shallow M5.3 earthquake hits southern Iran

Four people have been killed and another 4 injured after a shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.3 hit southern Iran at 02:33 UTC (06:03 local time) on January 6, 2017. The quake hit at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.2 at the same…

Extremely dangerous M6.2 earthquake struck Iran-Iraq border region

Extremely dangerous M6.2 earthquake struck Iran-Iraq border region

Strong and shallow earthquake measuring M6.2 (EMSC/USGS) on the Richter scale struck Iran-Iraq border region at 02:32 UTC (07:02 local time) on Monday, August 18, 2014. Both EMSC and USGS report shallow depth of 10 km.According to the Iranian Seismological Center (ISC),

Series of strong earthquakes rock Iran – Iraq border region

Series of strong earthquakes rock Iran – Iraq border region

7 strong earthquakes shook border region of Iran and Iraq in last 48 hours. The first in series was M 5.4 that struck 26 km W of Sarpol-E Zahab, Iran at 06:51 UTC on November 22. Recorded depths range from 9.9 to 14 km. Magnitudes range from 4.2

Strong M6.2 earthquake struck southern Iran – numerous aftershocks

Strong M6.2 earthquake struck southern Iran – numerous aftershocks

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 struck southern Iran at 02:08 UTC on May 11, 2013. The epicenter was located 85 km (53 miles) ESE of Minab and 157 km (98 miles) E of Qeshm, Iran at coordinates 26.784°N 57.841°E. USGS reported a depth of…