Iran - 5.8 Mw Earthquake - DG ECHO Daily Map | 16/05/2017
An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 M at a depth of 12 km hit northern Iran on 13 May at 18.01 UTC. The epicenter was located approx. 42 km north north-west of Bojnurd city (North Khorasan province). USGS PAGER indicates shaking up to "Very Strong" for 2 000 people and up to "Strong" for 8 000 people.
According to official reports, as of 16 May at 9.00 UTC, three people died and 225 people were injured in the city of Pishqaleh (North Khorasan province).
No international assistance has been requested so far.
Sources: GDACS, USGS, Red Crescent Iran, Local media