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Bam Earthquake, Iran, 2003


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    • Southeastern Iran Earthquake, Iran, 2003
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    • found: Work cat.: ʻAṭṭārī Kirmānī, ʻA. Zilzilah-ʾi Bam, 2004:prelim. p. (on 5th of Day, 1382)
    • found: Wikipedia, Jan. 10, 2007:Bam, Iran (In December 26, 2003 at 1:56 AM UTC (5:26 AM local time) Bam Citadel and most of the city of Bam proper were devastated by an earthquake. The United States Geological Survey estimated its magnitude as 6.6 on the Richter scale.)
    • found: World earthquake information by country/region, via USGS Earthquake Hazards Program Web site, Jan. 10, 2007:Iran/Historic earthquakes in Iran (2003 12 26 - Southeastern Iran - M 6.6 Fatalities 26,200. Location: 29.004⁰N, 58.337⁰E. At least 30,000 people killed, 30,000 injured, 85 percent of buildings damaged or destroyed and infrastructure damaged in the Bam area; another earthquake also listed in 2003: 2003 08 21 - Southeastern Iran - M 5.9)
    • found: International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology English Web site, Jan. 10, 2007:Earthquake Data Bank/Report of Bam earthquake (Bam Earthquake. At 5:26 AM on 26 December 2003, an earthquake shakes a large area of the Kerman province. The epicenter of the devastating earthquake is located at 29.01⁰N - 58.26⁰E, 10 km, South-West of Bam City. The preliminary magnitude estimated as Ms=6.5; Bam (SE Iran) earthquake)
    • found: Earthquake Engineering Research Institute Web site, Jan. 10, 2007:Learning from earthquakes/Iran (Dec. 26, 2003, Bam (Southeastern Iran), M 6.6; M 6.6 Bam, Southeastern Iran Earthquake, December 26, 2003)
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