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Iran (Islamic Republic of): Earthquake: 2010/12/20 Country Information on DRR

Period 2010/12/20
Country or District Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Event Type Earthquake
Outline At least five people were killed Monday night after an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 struck southeastern Iran.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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VOA news 2010/12/22
An Iranian official says at least seven people have been killed and hundreds injured by a 6.5-magnitude earthquake that jolted southeastern Iran late Monday.

Reuters AlertNet 2010/12/20
At least seven killed, hundreds injured in Iran quake.

CNN. com 2010/12/20
Provincial officials said that they expect the death toll to rise.

Geographycal Data

USGS 2010/12/20
Iran: Earthquake Location and Shakemap (as of 20 December 2010)

GDAC 2010/12/20
On 12/20/2010 6:41:59 PM UTC an earthquake of magnitude 6.5 and depth 11.8km has struck an moderately populated area in the Sistan va Baluchestan Province (population: 1.5 million) in Iran.

USGS Earthquake Hazard Program
Magnitude 6.5 Date-Time Monday, 20 December 2010 at 18:41:59 UTC at epicenter Location 28.491°N, 59.117°E Depth 11.8 km (7.3 miles) Region SOUTHEASTERN IRAN