• Magnitude 4 quake hits Tehran province 2020-05-27 14:02

    Magnitude 4 quake hits Tehran province

    TEHRAN – An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale shook Tehran province on Wednesday.

  • No major harm to Sassanid-era fortress by quake 2020-05-06 23:08

    No major harm to Sassanid-era fortress by quake

    TEHRAN – No serious damage was inflicted on the centuries-old Falak-ol-Aflak Fortress as a medium-sized quake struck Iran’s western province of Lorestan on Wednesday, according to a group of assessors dispatched by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts.

  • Govt. approves $71m in loans for quake-hit East Azarbaijan 2019-11-11 20:46

    Govt. approves $71m in loans for quake-hit East Azarbaijan

    TEHRAN – The government will provide some 3 trillion rials (about $71 million) to make up for the damage caused by earthquake in the northwestern province of East Azarbaijan, Majid Joudi, an official with the Housing Foundation has said.

  • A file photo depicts an exterior view of Jameh Mosque in Qazvin 2017-12-23 20:51

    Quake causes cracks in four historical sites in Iran

    TEHRAN - Three historical sites in Qazvin and one other in Rey have suffered cracks as an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 struck a city near Tehran on Wednesday night.

  • Tehran earthquake 2017-12-21 00:24

    Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocks Tehran

    A magnitude 5.2 earthquake hit Tehran at around 11:27 p.m. local time.

  • A view of Bisotun bas-relief carving, a World Heritage site in Kermanshah province, western Iran. 2017-11-13 19:49

    Quake harms historical sites in western Iran

    TEHRAN – A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck western Iran late on Sunday, causing relatively minor damage to several historic and heritage sites in Kermanshah and Ilam provinces.

  • earthquake 2017-08-26 19:06

    Quake, flood, subsidence pose great risks to Tehran: official

    TEHRAN – Earthquakes, flooding, and land subsidence are the three biggest threats to Tehran and the urban management should prioritize plans to cope with critical situations, an official with the National Disaster Management Organization said.