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In Iran, Japan and the new tremors

July 11 2005

In the Iranian province of Qom earthquake, the data on casualties or damage were reported.

According to the Geophysical Center of Tehran University, the power of tremor, recorded near the village of Coombe, near the Iranian capital, was 3.6 on the Richter scale.

The last devastating earthquake in the Islamic Republic , 90 percent of the territory is located in a seismically active zone, occurred in the town of Zarand (southeastern Kerman Province) on 22 February this year.

Power tremors if was 6.4 on the Richter scale. As a result, more than 600 people were killed, 1,500 injured, 50 villages and hamlets in the vicinity of Zarand destroyed from 20 to 100 percent. In the disaster area is currently underway on the restoration work.

Also, the tremors of force 4.7 on the Richter scale were reported today in the northeast of Japan. As reported mmo country, the earthquake began at 7:27 local time (3:27 GMT) 30 kilometers to the east coast of Ibaraki prefecture's main island Honshu, approximately 100 kilometers northwest of Tokyo.

The epicenter was located at a depth of 19 kilometers under sea bed.

Danger of a tsunami is missing, no casualties or damage, reports RIA Novosti.

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