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17 Dec 1990 description

UNDRO 90/1952

IRAN - EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
17 DEC 1990

1. UNDRO/UNDP REPRESENTATIVE IN TEHRAN REPORTS EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 6.5 DEGREE ON RICHTER SCALE STRUCK SOUTHERN IRAN MONDAY 17 DEC AT 1:50 A.M LOCAL TIME. EPICENTRE LOCATED 700 KM SOUTH TEHRAN IN BUSHEHR AREA. GOVT RELIEF TEAMS IMMEDIATELY DISPATCHED TO AREA. SITUATION APPEARS UNDER CONTROL WITH NO REPORTED LOSS OF LIFE. 16 PEOPLE INJURED AND FEW HOUSES BADLY DAMAGED.

ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA 414242 DRO CH +

DPR 310 IRA