Iran (Islamic Republic of): Earthquake: 2010/12/20
|Country or District||Iran (Islamic Republic of)|
|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|
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.
Iran: Earthquake Location and Shakemap (as of 20 December 2010)
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