2004 Baladeh earthquake

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2004 Baladeh earthquake
2004 Baladeh earthquake is located in Iran
Tehran
Tehran
2004 Baladeh earthquake
UTC time2004-05-28 12:38:44
ISC event7349375
USGS-ANSSComCat
Local date2004-05-28 (2004-05-28)
Local time17:08
Magnitude6.3 Mw [1]
Depth20 km (12 mi) [1]
Epicenter36°20′N 51°36′E / 36.34°N 51.6°E / 36.34; 51.6Coordinates: 36°20′N 51°36′E / 36.34°N 51.6°E / 36.34; 51.6 [1]
TypeReverse [2]
Areas affectednorthern Iran
Total damage$15.4 million [3]
Max. intensityVIII (Severe) [3]
LandslidesYes [2]
Casualties35 dead [4]
278–400 injured [2][4]

The 2004 Baladeh earthquake occurred on May 28 in northern Iran. This dip-slip earthquake had a moment magnitude of 6.3 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe). Total deaths for the event amounted to 35, with 278–400 injured, and $15.4 million in damage.

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  1. ^ a b c ISC (2016), ISC-GEM Global Instrumental Earthquake Catalogue (1900–2013), Version 4.0, International Seismological Centre
  2. ^ a b c USGS (September 4, 2009), PAGER-CAT Earthquake Catalog, Version 2008_06.1, United States Geological Survey
  3. ^ a b Berberian, M. (2014), Earthquakes and Coseismic Surface Faulting on the Iranian Plateau, Developments in Earth Surface Processes (1st ed.), Elsevier, p. 620, ISBN 978-0444632920
  4. ^ a b National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS) (1972), Significant Earthquake Database (Data Set), National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA, doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K

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