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Iran (Islamic Republic of): Earthquake: 2010/07/20 Country Information on DRR

Period 2010/07/20
Country or District Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Event Type Earthquake
Outline An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 hit the city of Torbat-e Heydariyeh, about 700 km (435 miles) east of Tehran, at 6:20 p.m. on 30 July 2010, and injured 274 people
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters AlertNet 2010/07/31
Many people spent the night outdoors in the city\'s parks fearing aftershocks. No deaths were reported.