www.f9view.com tried to provide 2013 Sistan and Balochistan earthquake complete report of casualties and losses occurred during the earthquake. This incident is a current event and related information may change rapidly as the event latest updates. On 16 April, 2013 at 3:14pm (Iran’s standard time) and 3:44pm (Pakistan’s standard time), earthquake was felt with the 7.8 magnitude on Richter scale, but magnitude in Pakistan was 4.5. Earthquake base was the mountains area between the cities of Saravan and Khash in Sistan (Iran) and Balochistan (Pakistan), near Pak-Iran border. Earthquake was worst with the duration of 20 to 25 seconds. It is probably being reported the strongest earthquake in Iran within the last 40 years. 40 years ago, in 1978 an earthquake equal to same magnitude was occurred in Iran resulting 15000 people to death.
Location Map of 2013 Sistan and Balochistan Earthquake
Geographical location of the earthquake was 83 kilometer east of the city “Khash” in Sistan province of Iran. This area is very close to Blochistan province Pakistan. This stronger earthquake was also felt as far away as Saudi-e-arabia, UAE, and India. To see the location please enlarge the image below;
Losses in 2013 Sistan and Balochistan Earthquake
According to media report, 100 people have lost their lives and dozens injured, but Iran govt. officially denied this report. According to Iran official report, death casualties are 40. The earthquake was much stronger than previous ones in the region. Few deaths were also reported in Pakistani area. Many people injured and hundreds houses was collapsed as far away as in cities of Pakistan, India and gulf-countries.
Tectonics 2013 Sistan and Balochistan Earthquake
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Brief particulars regarding 2013, Sistan and Balochistan Earthquake Complete Report, are as;
Date: 16 April, 2013 Tuesday
Original Time 3:14pm according to Iran and 3:44pm according to Pakistan statndtime
Magnitude 7.8 Mw in Iran and 4.5 Mw in Pakistan
Depth 86 KM (53 mi)
Countries Iran and Pakistan
Deaths 34 according to Iran official and 100 according to media.