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Iran (Islamic Republic of):Earthquake:2004/05/28

Duration2004/05/28 A strong earthquake occurred at 17:08:46 (Local time) on Friday, May 28, 2004. The magnitude 6.3 event has been located in NORTHERN IRAN. At least 35 people were killed and over 100 injured.
Country or DistrictIran (Islamic Republic of)

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  • OCHA Situation Report No. 3
    The 28 May strong earthquake-measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale led to the death of 35 people and injured 278 persons according to the latest revised figures by the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS).
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 2
    The strong earthquake that jolted the provinces of Qazvin and Mazandaran in Northern Iran on 28 May 2004 has claimed the life of 21 persons and injured 200 persons.
  • Reuters Alertnet 2004/05/30
    The death toll from an earthquake that shook northern Iran on Friday rose to 35, most of whom were crushed in rockfalls on the road from Tehran to the Caspian Sea coast.
  • Reuters
    Qazvin province governor said about 80 villages in his area suffered damage of 20 to 100 percent in the quake, which occurred five months after more than 20,000 people were killed by a quake that hit the southeastern city of Bam.
  • News Telegraph
    30 killed as north Iran is hit by quake
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 1
    At 28 May 17:08:43 local time, an earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale (as reported by OCHA Tehran according to the International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology) struck northern Iran in Baladeh and Yush villages, in Mazanderan Province. 6 deaths and eight injured are reported by the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS).
Geographycal Data Information
  • Rwuters
    Map near epicenter
  • USGS
    Magnitude 6.3 - NORTHERN IRAN
    2004 May 28 12:38:46 UTC
Emergency Relief Information
Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center