Manjil Iran 1990 (KOERI)

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Event ID
199006202100
Event name
Manjil
Country
Iran
Epicentral coordinates (long/lat)
POINT(49.213 37.008)
WKT GIS format
GEMECD contributing partner
KOERI
Event narrative

The Manjil-Rudbar Earthquake occurred at 00:30:09 on June 21, 1990 (21:00:09 June 20, 1990 UTC). Estimated 40,000 to 50,000 people killed, more than 60,000 injured,
400,000 or more homeless and extensive damage and landslides in the Rasht-Qazvin-Zanjan area, Iran. Nearly all buildings were destroyed in the Rudbar-Manjil area. Substantial damage occurred as far away as Khalkhal and Now Shahr and slight damage occurred at Tehran. Felt in most of northwestern Iran, including Arak, Bakhtaran and Tabriz. Slight damage also occurred in southern Azerbaijan, USSR. Felt (VII) at Astra and Lenkoran; (VI) at Dzhibrail, Lerik, Mossony and Yardyshny; (III) at Baku, USSR.

Date of occurrence (UTC)
1990-06-20
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Time of occurrence (UTC)
21:00:00
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Date of occurrence (local)
1990-06-21
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Time of occurrence (local)
00:30:00
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Day of the week (local)
Thursday
Magnitude
7.4
Magnitude units
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Focal depth
18
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Loss: Human Casualty
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People injured
60000
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People killed
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Loss: Building damage
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Loss: Socioeconomic
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People homeless
400000
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Direct economic loss
7500
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