December 05, 2012 – IRAN – A 5.6 magnitude earthquake has been reported 42 miles (68 kilometers) north-northeast of Birjand, a regional capital city in eastern Iran. No immediate reports of casualties have been issued, while Iran’s Fars news agency reported people fleeing their homes in panic in Birjand. The quake was severe enough to damage some property, Fars added. Birjand is located close to the border with Afghanistan, and is home to about 158,000 people.
PLANETARY TREMORS: 5.6 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Eastern Iran – Initial Reports of Damage to Houses! UPDATE: At Least Five People Have Been Killed – At Least 20 Injured, Buildings Damaged! ~ The CELESTIAL Convergence.