A shallow magnitude 6.1 struck Iran this morning.
Overall, the population in this region resides in structures that are highly vulnerable to earthquake shaking, though some resistant structures exist.
Recent earthquakes in this area have caused secondary hazards such as landslides that could contributed to losses.
Today’s quake is the second major quake of April and the 20th of 2017
So far today we have had 49 earthquakes, 48 of them less than mag 6, we have had 324 quakes this week 322 less than a mag 6.