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Overall Green Earthquake alert in Iran on 30 May 2012 06:55 UTC
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This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on update number 2.

  • Earthquake magnitude 4.8M and depth 10km
  • on 30 May 2012 06:55 UTC
  • 500000 people within 100km
  • inserted at 30 May 2012 07:35:20 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: usb000a2i9 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 279 | About casualties: 5 | Last hour: 0

Belden to acquire Canada's Miranda Technologies for C$372 million
Tue, 05 Jun 2012 14:26:00 +0200   news-yahoo (en)

(Reuters) - Cable manufacturer Belden Inc said it agreed to acquire Canadian broadcast equipment maker Miranda Technologies Inc in a deal valued at about C$372 million ($357.31 million). The C$17 a share offer represents a 64 percent premium to Miranda Technologies' Monday closing price of C$10.39 on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

People and organisations: Mahmoud Abbas  Diamond Jubilee  Al Qaeda  Abu Yahya  Benjamin Netanyahu  Abu Yahia al-Libi  Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom  Yoshihiko Noda  Ismail Khan  Ahmad Shafiq  Bashar Assad  Ayman al-Zawahiri  Buckingham Palace  Hosni Mubarak 

Quake hits Iran
Thu, 31 May 2012 10:52:00 +0200   trendnews-az (en)

An earthquake measuring 3.7 on Richter scale took place near the Boldaji town in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Iranian IRNA news agency reported on Thursday.

People and organisations: Tehran University 

SPEAKING FREELY : Iran's pipe dream in space
Wed, 30 May 2012 11:46:00 +0200   asiatimes (en)

Iran holds dear to its wish to send an astronaut into space by the end of the decade. At best, however, its capability is on par with North Korea and with sanctions in place over its controversial nuclear program, Tehran is unable to gain the technology needed to set its sights so high.

People and organisations: Asia Times  Saddam Hussein  Robert Blake  Indian Space Research Organization  Air Force  Islamic Republic  Asia Times Online  International Atomic Energy Agency  International Atomic Energy Agency  Uzi Rubin 

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (33), (2), WMO (1), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1),

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