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...]

Earthquakes list May 9, 2011

M 5.8      2011/05/09 19:13     Depth 35.7 km     MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES May 10, 2011 at 03:13:27 AM at epicenter Harmless strong earthquake at least +100 km out of the Mindanao coast. We think that most people slepth through this earthquake as the intensity will have been very weak. 164 km (102 … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list April 8, 2011

M 5.2      2011/04/08 18:29     Depth 24.2 km      MINDORO, PHILIPPINES 02:29:16 AM at epicenter Moderate shallow coastal quake close to Lubang Island. Was felt all over Luzon as a very weak earthquake. People in Lubang Island will have felt it stronger and will certainly have been shaked … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list April 6, 2011

Please read also our (today) updated in-depth articles on Nepal-India, Myanmar and Japan M 4.6      2011/04/06 19:17    Depth 15.0 km     IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION local time 23:17 Dangerous shallow earthquake near Emam Hasan, Nasrabad, Darvan and SarPol-e-Zahab 18 km SW Sar-e-pol-e-zohab (pop … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list March 5, 2011

M 5.2      2011/03/05 20:42     Depth 3.1 km     SOUTHERN IRAN March 06, 2011 at 12:12:47 AM at epicenter Please read our in-depth report about this earthquake - Click here 150 km (93 miles) NNE of Bandar `Abbas, Iran and 150 km (93 miles) SW of Bam, Iran "I Did Feel … [Read more...]

Very heavy earthquake in Southern Iran

We will continue our reporting on this event with a second page, as this page becomes too long to read easily and to keep track of events. Please Click here for to follow this ongoing story. UPDATE 22:18 UTC : Iranian "Unexpected Events" headquarters stated in a report that there were no reports … [Read more...]

Moderately dangerous earthquake 6 km east of Nurabad, Iran

Dangerous moderate earthquake close to Nurabad, Iran. Nurabad is  the centre of Mamasani County. The earthquake occurred just before midnight at 23:25 (11:25 PM) local time. The earthquake epicenter might have an error of 17 km. As ISC (the local seismological specialist) has reported a … [Read more...]

Southern Iran “ M 5.3 “ Another earthquake strikes near Negar (Update 3)

Earthquake Report comment : Less than 24 hours after a powerful earthquake struck close the city of Torbat-e Heydariyeh in Northern Iran, another earthquake struck the Southern part of the country 32 km northeast of the city of Baft (population 43,077) As this earthquake occurred at a depth of 22 km … [Read more...]

Iran earthquakes from July 30 and 31 - Why is Iran covering up the damage ?

On July 30 a Magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck at the Northeastern part of the country. On July 31 a Magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck at the Southern part of the country. Both quakes have resulted in considerable damage and as a certainty wounded almost 300 people. The state reporting on both quakes … [Read more...]