Tag Archives: Iran Earthquake 2011

Strong Earthquake Shakes Iran

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck southern Iran’s Fars province on Saturday injuring 11 people and damaging some villages, the state television said on its website. The quake – the second to strike the Fars province since Wednesday – hit the town

Quake Injures 16 People in Iran

Sixteen people were injured when a 5.3-magnitude earthquake jolted southern Iran on Wednesday, the semi-official Mehr News Agency reported. “Seventeen villages in the area have been damaged,” Mehr quoted a local official, Hamid Taqizadeh, as saying.