Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Earthquake at Iran/Pakistan border, prelim 8.0-7.8

The quake just occurred so details are coming in now. The initial magnitude was placed at 8.0 but rated as 7.8 after that by US Geological Survey (USGS). The quake was felt over the entire Middle East region. News from Breaking News BNO now-

--Iran's seismological agency says quake struck only 18 kms deep, though some other agencies say it appears more deep. USGS: 7.8-magnitude quake struck 53 miles of Khash, Iran at depth of just 9 miles

(the shallower the quake the more damage and the wider it is felt).

--Iran's seismological agency says 7.5 quake struck 81 kms from Saravan in Sistan and Baluchestan Province

RadioPakistan reports, The quake was also felt in Islamabad, Peshawar, Multan and other cities and in Gulf states

Large earthquake felt in India's capital New Delhi; quake also felt in Pakistan, across Gulf states - according to AlArabiya English, Reuters

Haggai 2:6 "This is what the LORD Almighty says: 'In a little while I will once more shake the heavens and the earth, the sea and the dry land.

3 comments:

  1. India is on active earthquake zone and needs very good building and first responders to save lives,. But it is ill prepared.

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  2. I just came home after working for over a year in Saudi Arabia. My Facebook flared up with posts about this earthquake. Apparently, it was also felt in the Eastern Province of Saudi.

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    1. thanks for the first-hand report, Anonymous

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