Iran (Islamic Republic of)

NASA maps location and faults of Iran earthquakes

On August 11, 2012 two strong earthquakes shook Iran.

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Tue, 14/08/2012 - 09:41

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Tue, 08/14/2012

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 earthquakes and killed 306 people and injured 3,037, according to Health Minister Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi. He also said that "we are continuing the search for bodies", so an increase on the death number is not discarded. More than 16,000 people have lost their houses, they are having temporary shelter in 3,000 tents and thousands of blankets, food and water have been distributed.

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Mon, 13/08/2012 - 14:08

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Mon, 08/13/2012

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

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Thu, 01/12/2011 - 13:36

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24

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90
Thu, 12/01/2011

Earthquake in Iran

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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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Earthquake in Iran

GLIDEnumber: 

EQ-2010-000254-IRN

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Southeastern Iran

Occurance Date: 

20/12/2010
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latitude: 

28

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59

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.

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Sun, 28/11/2010 - 16:04

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32

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54

Earthquake in Iran, Islam Rep.

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An earthquake in northeastern Iran injured 274 people.

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Earthquake in Iran, Islam Rep.

GLIDEnumber: 

EQ-2010-000148-IRN

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Northeastern Iran

Occurance Date: 

30/07/2010

latitude: 

32

longitude: 

54

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