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2002 Bou'in-Zahra earthquake

The 2002 bou'in-zahra Earthquake occurred on June 22 2002. The Epicenter was near the City of Bou'In-Zahra in the Province of Qazvin a Region in northwestern Iran that is crossed by several major Faults known for destructive Earthquakes. The Shock measured 6. 5 on the Mwc scale, had a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII , and was followed by more than 20 aftershocks. At least 230 People were killed and 1500 injured.


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