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Magnitude 6.4 - CENTRAL IRAN

Magnitude 6.4 - CENTRAL IRAN
2005 February 22 02:25:21 UTC
Location 30.726°N, 56.817°E
Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver


A strong earthquake occurred at 02:25:21 (UTC) on Tuesday, February 22, 2005. The magnitude 6.4 event has been located in CENTRAL IRAN. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)

Distances
55 km (35 miles) NNW of Kerman, Iran
180 km (110 miles) NE of Sirjan, Iran
260 km (165 miles) ESE of Yazd, Iran
745 km (460 miles) SE of TEHRAN, Iran

At least 400 people killed and many injured in the Kerman province.

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