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Iran: Earthquake - Jul 2010

Status
Past
Countries
Iran
Disaster types
Earthquake

Earthquakes killed one and injured some 200 people in Iran in July. A total of 252 earthquakes were registered in the country and four of them measured over 5 on the Richter scale (magnitude 5.8 and 5.2 on the 20 July, magnitude 5.7 on the 30 July and magnitude 5.8 on the 31 July). The earthquakes also severely damaged dozens of villages which had to be evacuated. (OCHA, 31 Jul 2010)