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Published:March 31st, 2006 08:50 EST
Working on improving Persian impression of America

Working on improving Persian impression of America

By Andre Morse

Olive branch of peace and concern extended to Persia (Iran to Americans) by President Bush during his interview today.   The reason for this was recent earthquakes that happened not far from Persia’s capital Tehran.  President Bush made his statements of concern during a interview at the North American Summit.  Where he was negotiating with Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada, and Presidente Vincente Fox of Mexico.  


Region: WESTERN IRAN
Geographic coordinates: 33.583N, 48.799E
Magnitude: 5.7 Mw
Depth: 10 km
Universal Time (UTC): 31 Mar 2006 01:17:02
Time near the Epicenter: 31 Mar 2006 04:47:02
Local time in your area: 30 Mar 2006 19:17:02

Location with respect to nearby cities:
43 km (27 miles) ENE (75 degrees) of Khorramabad, Iran
100 km (62 miles) WSW (237 degrees) of Arak, Iran
133 km (83 miles) S (171 degrees) of Hamadan, Iran
334 km (208 miles) SW (227 degrees) of TEHRAN, Iran


Sources:USGS

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww/Quakes/uskyae.php