Natural Disasters in the East

East Azerbaijan hit by 4 magnitude quake

A magnitude 4 earthquake hit Iran's East Azerbaijan Province this morning, local media reported. The earthquake struck at 8:32 a.m. local time near Tasuj in the East Azerbaijan Province. The seismic center was located at a …

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Death toll from Iran flooding reaches 77

Iran evacuated residents from inundated areas of the southwestern city of Ahvaz today as the nationwide death toll from the worst flooding in 70 years reached 77, state media reported. More than 200 villages were also evacuated in …

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Turkey's Malatya hit by 4-magnitude earthquake

A 4-magnitude earthquake jolted Turkey's eastern Malatya province. The seismic center was located at a depth of 11.2 kilometers. Residents of neighboring provinces could also feel the earthquake, Turkish media. There …

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Western Turkey hit by 3.4-magnitude earthquake

A 3.4-magnitude earthquake jolted western Turkey, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Center. The epicenter of the quake was located 46 kilometers northeast of Antalya. The seismic center was located at a depth of 25 …

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Turkey's Elazig hit by 5.2 magnitude quake

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake shook Sivrice district of Turkey's eastern Elazig province, Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said. According to AFAD, the earthquake struck at 8:31 p.m. (0531 GMT) at a depth …

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Iran flood death toll increases

As many as 25 people have been killed as a result of the flooding in Iran, according to the Iranian Red Crescent Society. Head of the Relief and Rescue Organization of the Iranian Red Crescent Society Morteza Salimi …

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Two cites in Iran's Golestan to be evacuated

The Iranian authorities decided to evacuate people from the two cites - Gomishan and Siminshahr, the deputy governor of the Golestan province said. The population of Gomishan is 19191 people, the population of Siminshahr - …

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Turkey hit by 3.5-magnitude earthquake

A magnitude 3.5 earthquake hit Turkey at 14:35 local time yesterday, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center. The epicenter was located 223 km southeast of the city of Izmir at a depth of 5 kilometers. …

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 Three people injured in Turkey earthquake

At least three people sustained minor injuries in the earthquake, which hit southwestern Turkey today. The government-run Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency said the earthquake was centered in the town of Acipayam, in Denizli …

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 Western Turkey hit by 5.5-magnitude earthquake

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck western Turkey this morning. According to Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), the earthquake struck the Acıpayam district at 9:34 a.m. local time at a depth of 11.3 …

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Turkey hit by two earthquakes

Turkey's Canakkale province was hit by two earthquakes of 3.7 and 3.4 magnitude today. The depth of the earthquake center was 7.42 kilometers. No casualties have been reported as a result of the earthquakes, Turkish media …

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Iran ‘covered’ with snowstorms

The unusual weather is observed in Iran - in 17 provinces of the republic, there are devastating blizzards, accompanied by no less severe flooding. According to Trend, in total, about 3.3 thousand families suffered from the disaster, …

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East Kazakhstan hit by 3.6-magnitude earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.6 points occurred in East Kazakhstan today. The earthquake has been registered  at 11:27 local time 536 km north-west from Almaty, Sputnik Kazakhstan reported. …

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Earthquake in western Iran injures 17 people

An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale struck a region in Iran’s western province of Ilam this morning, injuring at least 17 people. The temblor happened at 9:12 am local time near the town of Abdanan. The earthquake was …

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 Turkey's western coast hit by 5.1-magnitude earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 struck near the town of Canakkale on the Western coast of Turkey yesterday evening, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake struck some 20km south of Canakkale. It was not immediately clear …

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Earthquake hits coast of Turkey

An earthquake of 3.2 magnitude hit in Turkey at the coast of the Marmara Sea. It was reported that the depth of the earthquake source was 9.6 km in the Gulf of Gemlik. No victims or damages were reported, Trend reports …

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Turkey's Van hit by 4.0-magnitude earthquake

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake struck Turkey's Van province, Turkish media reported. The earthquake hit the Saray district of the province. The seismic center was located at a depth of 11,25 kilometers, No victims or …

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Iran's Hormozgan hit by 5.3-magnitude earthquake

Iran's Hormozgan was hit by a magnitude-5.3 earthquake, damaging buildings and injuring at least five people. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake was of 5.3 magnitude, while the Emirati National Center of Meteorology …

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