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  • No casualties as 4-magnitude tremor shakes Tehran province 2020-07-12 16:54

    No casualties as 4-magnitude tremor shakes Tehran province

    TEHRAN – An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale shook Firoozkooh county, northeast of Tehran province, on Sunday, leaving no damages or casualties.

  • Quake 2020-05-30 19:05

    By Professor Mehdi Zare

    New challenges of disaster management in Iran

    The Iranian plateau is located in a very seismically active region of the world and is known not only for its major catastrophic earthquakes but also for the disasters relating to natural hazards, especially earthquakes. About 2% of the earthquakes of the world occur in Iran but more than 6% of the victims of the world earthquakes during the 20th century are reported from Iranian earthquakes. This shows the high level of vulnerability in Iran.