M 6.3 SOUTHERN IRAN on April 9th 2013 at 11:52 UTC
Last update: 11 April 2013 at 14:28 UTC
A M6.3 earthquake occurred in the region of Kaki, 90 km south-east of Bandar Būshehr, southern Iran on Tuesday 9th of April, 2013 at 11:52 UTC (14:52 local time) killing 37 and injured more than 850 people.
Water and electricity were cut to many residents, according to the authorities, in the worst-hit district Shonbeh.
In 48 hours following the main shock, 91 M3.5+ aftershocks have been recorded. Among them, 5 with a magnitude greater than 5 and 42 greater than 4.
- Read the preliminary report by M. Zare and M. Shahvar from the International Institute for Earthquake Engineering and Seismology.
- Kikuchi method is applied for teleseismic body-waveform modeling by M. Raeesi (University of Bergen, Norway)
- Webiste of the Iranian Seismological Centre, University of Tehran
More information on the main shock is available here.
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Main Shock Epicenter Location
Past Regional Seismicity as from the ISC catalogue (1964-2004) and EMSC Real Time catalogue (2005-today)
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