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M7.8 Quake Strikes Iran-Pakistan Border

Posted by feww on April 16, 2013

Powerful quake felt throughout the Persian Gulf region

The quake struck at a depth of about 15.2 km (9.4 miles), USGS/EHP reported.

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Earthquake Location Map. Source: USGS/EHP. Map enhanced by FIRE-EARTH.

Earthquake Details

  • Magnitude: 7.8
  • Date-Time: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 10:44:13 UTC
  • Location: 28.056°N, 62.080°E
  • Depth: 15.2 km (9.4 miles)
  • Region: IRAN-PAKISTAN BORDER REGION
  • Distances:
    • 86 km (53 miles) ESE of Khash, Iran
    • 167 km (103 miles) NE of Iranshahr, Iran
    • 198 km (123 miles) SE of Zahedan, Iran
    • 237 km (147 miles) SSW of Rudbar, Afghanistan
  • Location Uncertainty: horizontal +/- 14.9 km (9.3 miles); depth +/- 6.2 km (3.9 miles)
  • Source: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)

Extent of damage caused by the quake and casualties, if any, were unknown, as of posting.

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