1981 Golbaf earthquake

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1981 Golbaf earthquake
1981 Golbaf earthquake is located in Iran
1981 Golbaf earthquake
UTC time1981-06-11 07:24:25
ISC event625020
USGS-ANSSComCat
Local dateJune 11, 1981 (1981-06-11)
Local time10:54:25 IRST
Magnitude6.6 Mw [1]
Depth15 km (9 mi) [1]
Epicenter29°55′N 57°50′E / 29.91°N 57.83°E / 29.91; 57.83Coordinates: 29°55′N 57°50′E / 29.91°N 57.83°E / 29.91; 57.83 [1]
TypeStrike-slip [2]
Total damage$5 million / moderate [3]
Max. intensityVIII+ (Severe) [4]
Casualtiesmany injured
1,400–3,000 killed [2][4]

The 1981 Golbaf earthquake occurred on June 11 at 10:54:25 local time with a moment magnitude of 6.6 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII+ (Severe). Total damage was considered moderate and amounted to $5 million in financial losses, with many injured, and 1,400–3,000 killed.

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  1. ^ a b c ISC (2017), ISC-GEM Global Instrumental Earthquake Catalogue (1900–2013), Version 4.0, International Seismological Centre
  2. ^ a b USGS (September 4, 2009), PAGER-CAT Earthquake Catalog, Version 2008_06.1, United States Geological Survey
  3. ^ National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS), Significant Earthquake Database, National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA, doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K
  4. ^ a b Berberian, M. (2014), Earthquakes and Coseismic Surface Faulting on the Iranian Plateau, Developments in Earth Surface Processes (1st ed.), Elsevier, p. 623, ISBN 978-0444632920

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