Very strong deadly earthquake in Southern Iran - At least 40 dead and over 1100 injured (also well felt in KSA and the UAE)

– Written by Armand Vervaeck, James Daniell and Jens Skapski Understanding the tectonics behind the Southern Iran earthquake The April 9, 2013 M6.3 earthquake in southern Iran occurred as result of northeast-southwest oriented thrust-type motion in the shallow crust of the Arabian … [Read more...]