Seismicity and seismotectonics in the north of Khorasan(Kopeh Dagh) with an emphasis on Bojnoord

Category Tectonic & Seismotectonic
Group GSI.IR
Location 20th symposium on geosciences
Holding Date 16 April 2008

     Investigation on seismotectionics and seismicity of kopeh Dagh. In northeast Iran the seismically active zone is Kopeh Dagh. Focal mechanism solution are predominantly strike — slip faulting and sometiems have a NE — SW direction and focal depth for earthquake are mostly less than 30 km. The city of Bojnord with Eastern Longitude 57o 20’ and Northern Latitude 37o 38’ is located in the zone of kopeh Dagh.