M 7.8 Earthquake, 83km E of Khash, Iran

Apr 16, 2013 10:44 AM UTC
U.S. Geological Survey
Alert area: 121 miles (194 km) SE of Zahedan, Iran; 159 miles (256 km) WSW of Dalbandin, Pakistan; 159 miles (256 km) NNW of Turbat, Pakistan; 376 miles (605 km) NNE of MUSCAT, Oman

Posted Apr 16, 2013 11:35 AM UTC

An earthquake with magnitude 7.8 occurred near Zahedan, Iran at 10:44:20.75 UTC on Apr 16, 2013. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)

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