Rahul Sharma

1953 Torud earthquake

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Date  12 February 1953
Magnitude  6.6 Mw
Areas affected  Iran
Origin time  08:15:34
Depth  15 km (9.3 mi)
Max. intensity  VIII (Severe)
1953 Torud earthquake

The 1953 Torud earthquake occurred at the northeastern border of the Great Salt Kavir in Torud, Semnan, Iran on 12 February. The shock had a moment magnitude of 6.6 and had a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe). At least 800 people were killed.

References

1953 Torud earthquake Wikipedia


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