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23 Feb 1994 description


DHA-GENEVA 94/0060

IRAN - EARTHQUAKE
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO.1
23 FEBRUARY 1994

SITUATION

1. AT 11.34 HRS LOCAL TIME (GMT 08.04 HRS) ON 23 FEBRUARY 1994 AN EARTHQUAKE COMPUTED BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY AT 6.1 ON THE RICHTER SCALE OCCURRED IN IRAN (LOCAL REPORTS INDICATE MAGNITUDE 6.6). EPICENTRE LATITUDE 30.9 DEGREES NORTH, LONGITUDE 60.6 DEGREES EAST, APPROXIMATELY 100 MILES NORTH OF ZAHEDAN, 630 MILES SOUTHEAST OF TEHERAN CLOSE TO THE AFGHANISTAN BORDER. DEPTH SHALLOW.