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Iran (Islamic Republic of): Earthquake: 2013/04/16 Country Information on DRR

Period 2013/04/16
Country or District Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Event Type Earthquake
Outline An earthquake registering 7.8 on the Richter scale occurred in Sistan and Baluchestan Province in south-eastern in Iran, 78 km from the border with Pakistan, on 16 Apr 2013.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA 2013/04/18
According to the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) and local authorities, one person is confirmed dead and 20 people were injured.

AFP 2013/04/17
Iran reports one killed, dozens hurt in 7.7 magnitude quake.

AFP 2013/04/16
Crisis management authorities have declared a state of emergency in the quake-hit area, Iran\'s official news agency IRNA said, but so far there have been no confirmed deaths on the Iranian side.

Geographycal Data

USGS 2013/04/16
Iran-Pakistan Border Region: 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake Maps (as of 16 April 2013)

USGS Earthquake Hazard Program
Magnitude: 7.8 Date-Time: 2013-04-16 10:44:20 UTC; 2013-04-16 15:14:20 at epicenter Location: 28.107°N 62.053°E Depth: 82.0km (51.0mi) Region: East of Khash, Iran

OCHA 2013/04/16
Iran: Earthquake, Location Map (as of 16 April 2013)