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Two earthquakes rumbled through Northwest Iran on Saturday

On Saturday 11th August, two earthquakes measuring 6.4 and 6.3 on the moment magnitude scale rumbled through the highly populated region of Azarbayjan-e Khavari in Iran, 53km from Tabriz.The earth

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Mon, 13/08/2012 - 14:08

UN-SPIDER’s RSO in the Islamic Republic of Iran supports APSCO Training Course

The Iranian Space Agency, in its role as a UN-SPIDER’s RSO, represented the UN-SPIDER Programme in the "APSCO Training Course on Environment and Disaster Monitoring through Space T

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Thu, 01/12/2011 - 13:36
latitude: 
23.7099
longitude: 
90.4071

Earthquake in Iran

Seven people have been killed and hundreds have been injured in a 6.5-magnitude earthquake that jolted southeastern Iran on 20 December 2010 damaging buildings in outlying mountainous areas.

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Name: 
Earthquake in Iran
Region: 
Southeastern Iran
Occurance Date: 
20/12/2010
latitude: 
28.491
longitude: 
59.117

Iran names OIC satellite 'volunteers'

In October, the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) ratified a bill allowing the government to enhance its efforts to design and launch satellites and satellite carriers. Three years after Russia launched Iran's first satellite in 2005, another satellite --jointly designed by Iran, China, and Thailand -- was launched into orbit by China. Iranian officials say Islamic countries could use satellite imagery for hazard and natural disaster management as well as accurate cartography.
More information, please see: Press TV

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Sun, 28/11/2010 - 16:04
latitude: 
32.4279
longitude: 
53.688

Earthquake in Iran, Islam Rep.

An earthquake in northeastern Iran injured 274 people.

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Name: 
Earthquake in Iran, Islam Rep.
Region: 
Northeastern Iran
Occurance Date: 
30/07/2010
latitude: 
32.4279
longitude: 
53.688