550 Quakes  in 7 Months

550 Quakes in 7 Months

During the last seven months of the current year (started March 20), 550 earthquakes were registered in the country. According to a recent study conducted by the Crisis Management Organization, during the period almost all cities across the country except for Abadan and Khorramshahr, experienced minor tremors, the Persian language newspaper ‘Iran’ reported. Kerman (84), Fars (59), and Bushehr (31) provinces experienced the highest numbers of earthquakes measuring four degrees and lower on the Richter scale. Also earthquakes larger than magnitude four were registered in Fars (10), Kerman (9), Sistan-Baluchestan (7), Hormozgan (6), and North Khorasan (5) provinces.

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