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According to the Iran Seismological Centre, with a depth of 11 km, the earthquake's epicentre was at 37.66 degrees north latitude and 57.22 degrees east longitude. It hit Pish Qaleh region in North Khorasan province at 22h30 local time on May 13th.

Authorities report that destroyed about 40% of villages in the province. 11 settlements were left without electricity, centralized water and gas./


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