Ahar, Varzagan earthquake is followed by 36 aftershocks

13 August 2012 | 15:39 Code : 21310 Geoscience events
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The first tremor occurred at 16:53 hours local time ( 13:23 hours GMT) in Ahar city with 6.2....

The strongest aftershock was 4.8 on Richter scale and the mildest 2.6.

The first tremor occurred at 16:53 hours local time ( 13:23 hours GMT) in Ahar city with 6.2 magnitude and then at 17:04 hours ( 13:34 hours GMT) with 6.0 Richter scale in Varzagan.

According to the latest figures released by provincial coronery, the death toll is 138 and more than 700 persons have been wounded.

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