Magnitude 6.3 - NORTHERN IRAN

2004 May 28 12:38:46 UTC

Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.3
Date-Time
Location36.270°N, 51.575°E
Depth29 km (18.0 miles) set by location program
RegionNORTHERN IRAN
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
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusjaan
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  • Felt Reports

    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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