Magnitude: 5.3M
Time: 02-02-2014 T14:26:51
Country: IRAN

IRAN:GOHARAN

This earthquake was recorded at a focal depth of 10km below the ground in Iran on 02-02-2014 T14:26:51, where it released a sizeable amount of seismic energy and reached a magnitude of 5.3 on the richter scale. Considering this quake occurred 10km under the surface, it is best classified as a deep geologic event. An earthquake of this magnitude would likely be felt by all folks and causing a lot of panic. Damage to buildings of good design and construction would be negligible. There would be slight to moderate damage in well-built ordinary structures; Considerable damage would be experienced in poorly built or badly designed structures.
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Earthquake Stats
region_code 140
eq_mag_mb 5.3
focal_depth 10
year 2014
total_houses_damaged_description 3
id 10072
location_name IRAN:GOHARAN
total_damage_description 1
damage_description 1
eq_primary 5.3
time 02-02-2014 T14:26:51
latitude 26.589
houses_damaged_description 3
longitude 57.741
country IRAN

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