Magnitude 6.3 - NORTHERN IRAN

2004 May 28 12:38:46 UTC

Earthquake Details

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Location36.270°N, 51.575°E
Depth29 km (18.0 miles) set by location program
Distances 70 km (45 miles) NNE of TEHRAN, Iran
135 km (85 miles) WSW of Sari, Iran
145 km (90 miles) E of Qazvin, Iran
190 km (120 miles) NNE of Qom, Iran
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 3.9 km (2.4 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=461, Nph=461, Dmin=609.3 km, Rmss=0.9 sec, Gp= 36°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=T
Event IDusjaan
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    At least 35 people killed, 400 injured and many buildings damaged in the Mazandaran-Qazvin Provinces. Some of the deaths were due to landslides on the Tehran-Chalus road. Infrastructures damaged in the epicentral area. Minor damage reported in Tehran. Felt in much of central and northern Iran.

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