Iran earthquake

Magnitude 5 quake strikes near Iran nuclear plant

A magnitude 5 earthquake struck southern Iran early Friday near the Islamic Republic’s only nuclear power plant. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

Dec 27, 2019, 09:58 AM IST

Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 hits western Iran, about 30 injured

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) initially put the magnitude of the quake at 5.9 but revised this later to 5.5.

Jan 06, 2019, 23:15 PM IST

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits western Iran, no fatalities reported

In 2003, a quake of a magnitude of 6.6 in Kerman province killed 31,000 people and flattened the historic city of Bam.

Nov 26, 2018, 07:41 AM IST

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes western Iran: USGS

USGS said the quake was at a depth of 65 kilometres (40 miles) and struck 114 km northwest of the city of Ilam, close to Iran`s border with Iraq. 

Nov 25, 2018, 23:15 PM IST

Two earthquakes hit southern Iran

Two earthquakes with a magnitude of 4.7 and 5.7 respectively struck Hormozgan province in southern Iran on Sunday. However, there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, state television reported.

Jul 22, 2018, 12:20 PM IST

5.1-magnitude quake strikes Iran region, at least 21 injured

The tremor has caused no casualties so far, said reports of assessment teams dispatched to Sar Pol Zahab and the suburban villages.

Jan 07, 2018, 11:16 AM IST

Magnitude 6.2 quake hits southeastern Iran: Seismological centre

A woman was taken to hospital for injuries in the town of Ravar, and old houses in six villages were damaged, media reports said.

Dec 12, 2017, 16:32 PM IST

Iran's quake death toll rises to 530, more than 8,000 injured: IRNA

At least 530 people were killed in Iran’s deadliest earthquake in more than a decade, state news agency IRNA reported on Tuesday, adding that more than 8,000 others were injured. 

Nov 14, 2017, 18:51 PM IST

Iran ends rescue operations, battles to shelter quake survivors: Report

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran said on Tuesday that rescue operations have ended in areas hit by a powerful weekend earthquake that killed at least 450 people and injured thousands of others, state television reported.

Nov 14, 2017, 09:48 AM IST

Over 400 killed in powerful Iran earthquake near Iraqi border

More than 400 people were killed in Iran when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted the country.

Nov 13, 2017, 23:52 PM IST

US offers aid as Iran quake kills 40 in Pakistan

Pakistani troops scrambled on Wednesday to aid the remote victims of an earthquake centred in nearby Iran.

Apr 17, 2013, 11:24 AM IST

India`s N-plants unaffected by Iran earthquake: NPCIL

Nuclear plants in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan remained unaffected by the earthquake that hit the Pakistan-Iran border region this evening, impact of which was widely felt in northwest India.

Apr 16, 2013, 19:58 PM IST

Delhi earthquake: Tremors felt across NCR

The Delhi-National Capital Region was on Tuesday jolted by a major earthquake but no loss of life or damage to property was reported.

Apr 16, 2013, 17:01 PM IST

Iran ups aid effort after deadly quake near nuclear plant

Iran stepped up relief efforts on Wednesday for survivors of a powerful earthquake that killed 37 people and damaged dozens of villages but left its sole nuclear power station unscathed.

Apr 10, 2013, 18:06 PM IST

Amitabh Bachchan, Preity Zinta pray for Iran quake victims

Bollywood celebrities Preity Zinta and Amitabh Bachchan are praying for victims of earthquake in Iran, which has killed about 250 people and injured 1,800 others.

Aug 12, 2012, 19:08 PM IST