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...]

Southern Iran - M 5.3 earthquake July 31 - update - 700 houses damaged in Negar

Earthquake Report update on the July 31 Magnitude 5.3 earthquake in Southern Iran (This is the first news out of Iran more than 24 hours after the earthquake !) : Most of the damage was in the town of Negar, in the Kerman province. Excerpt of the Tehran times from August 1 : There have been no … [Read more...]