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2012 Zohan earthquake

2012 Zohan earthquake
2012 Zohan earthquake is located in Iran
2012 Zohan earthquake
Date December 5, 2012 (2012-12-05)
Origin time 20:38:12 (UTC+03.30)
Magnitude 5.6 Mw[1]
Depth 5.6 km (3.5 mi)
Epicenter
Areas affected Iran
Max. intensity VI
Aftershocks at least 12[2]
Casualties 8 dead, 23 injured, 1 missing[2][3][4]

The 2012 Zohan earthquake was a 5.6 Mw earthquake that occurred near the city of Zohan, Qayen and Birjand in South Khorasan Province, Iran, on December 5, 2012, at 20:38 Iran Standard Time (17:08 UTC). It struck 42 km ESE from Qayen and had a maximum perceived intensity of VI (Strong) on the Mercalli intensity scale.[1] At least 8 people were killed and 23 people were injured.

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References

  1. ^ a b http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/usc000e4lq.php#details
  2. ^ a b http://www.firstpost.com/world/eight-dead-in-earthquake-in-eastern-iran-547098.html
  3. ^ http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/12/05/uk-quake-iran-idUKBRE8B41BP20121205
  4. ^ http://earthquake-report.com/2012/12/06/strong-extremely-shallow-earthquake-in-iran-kills-at-least-6-people-20-injured-and-a-lot-of-damage/
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