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Magnitude 7.8 Earthquake in Iran

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Map of the April 16, 2013 earthquake east of Khash, Iran.

Map of the April 16, 2013 earthquake east of Khash, Iran.

A magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck east of Khash, Iran, on April 16, 2013 at 10:44:20 UTC.

Visit the USGS event page on this earthquake.

For an estimate of the earthquake’s impact, visit the USGS Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) website.

Read additional earthquake information for Iran.

If you felt this earthquake, report your experience on the “USGS Did You Feel It?” website for this event.

Learn more about the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program.