::1968 Dasht-e Bayaz and Ferdows earthquake
The Dasht-e Bayaz and Ferdows earthquakes occurred in Dashte Bayaz, Kakhk and Ferdows, Iran in late August and early September 1968. The mainshock measured 7.4 on the moment magnitude scale and had a maximum perceived intensity of X (Intense) on the Mercalli Intensity Scale. Damage was heavy in the affected areas with thousands of lives lost in the first event and many hundreds more in the second strong event.
1968 Dasht-e Bayaz and Ferdows earthquake sections
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