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1968 Dasht-e Bayaz and Ferdows earthquake

1968 Dasht-e Bayaz and Ferdows earthquake
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1968 Dasht-e Bayaz and Ferdows earthquake

Total costsN/A
Deaths 15000

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The Dasht-e Bayaz and Ferdows earthquakes occurred in Dashte Bayaz, Kakhk and Ferdows, Iran in late August and early September 1968. The mainshock measured 7.4 on the moment magnitude scale and had a maximum perceived intensity of X (Extreme) on the Mercalli intensity scale. Damage was heavy in the affected areas with thousands of lives lost in the first event and many hundreds more in the second strong event.

Source: Wikipedia

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