"Meteorology" explains to "Emirates Today" the reasons for the recurrence of "sensible" earthquakes in the country

The National Meteorological Center attributed the reasons for the recurrence of earthquakes that are recorded in southern Iran, some of which are lightly felt in the north of the country, to the fact that “normal” seismic activity at this period of the year, in the Zagros mountain range in southwestern Iran, is caused by the movement of the earth plate. The Arab world and its collision with the Eurasian plate in the region between Iran and Turkey, stressing that these earthquakes do not have any impact on the state.   


This morning, the stations of the National Seismological Network of the National Center of Meteorology recorded a 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southern Iran at 07:37 am. Some residents of the north of the country were felt (slightly) but had no effect.


The center told "Emirates Today" that the southern region of Iran is one of the most seismically active areas around the world, as a result of the spread of many different earth faults, especially since the Arab land plate moves towards it at a distance of 2.5 cm annually, colliding there with the Eurasian plate, pointing out that this area Strong earthquakes usually occur at this time of the year, and earthquakes always result in aftershocks for periods ranging from days to months. 


The center likened the earthquakes to being closer to a person's "state of venting anger", during which a person may become completely agitated for once and then begin to return to normal, or in a phased manner to calm down after that also and return to normal, stressing that some residents of the north of the country feel this Earthquakes, it is normal, but these tremors often do not have any effects on the state.   

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