July 2010 Iran earthquake

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July 2010 Iran earthquake
July 2010 Iran earthquake is located in Iran
July 2010 Iran earthquake
Date 30 July 2010 (2010-07-30)
13:50:14 UTC
Magnitude 5.6 Mn
Depth 26.1 kilometres (16.2 mi)
Epicenter 35°13′30″N 59°16′16″E / 35.225°N 59.271°E / 35.225; 59.271Coordinates: 35°13′30″N 59°16′16″E / 35.225°N 59.271°E / 35.225; 59.271
Areas affected Iran
Casualties 150–170 injured[1]

On July 30, 2010 a 5.6 magnitude earthquake[2] occurred in Razavi Khorasan province, Iran.


Iranian media reported at least 170 people were injured as a result of the earthquake, while the Iranian Red Crescent Society reported more than 150 injured. The organization said all injured were treated on the scene, except two people who were hospitalized in Mashhad.[1]


The earthquake reportedly caused serious damage in dozens of villages. Widespread outages were also reported.

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  1. ^ a b WireUpdate (31 July 2010). "At least 170 injured after moderate earthquakes hit northeastern, southern Iran". WireUpdate. Retrieved 31 July 2010. 
  2. ^ Iranian Seismological Center. "Preliminary Earthquake Report". Iranian Seismological Center. Retrieved 31 July 2010. 

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