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Avaj Destination Guide

Delve into Avaj in Iran!

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Avaj in the region of Qazvīn is a place located in Iran - some 124 mi (or 199 km) West of Tehran, the country's capital.

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Local time in Avaj is now 11:02 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Quzlu, Meshaneh, Zanjan, Zakan, Varuq or Arak. While being here, you might want to check out Chubineh, Arvan, Arghay, Soltan Bolagh, Qahvaj and Avaj as well. We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

2002 Bou'in-Zahra earthquake

The 2002 Bou'in-Zahra earthquake (also known as the 2002 Avaj earthquake or the 2002 Changureh earthquake) occurred on June 22, 2002 in a region of northwestern Iran which is crossed by several major fault lines. The earthquake's epicenter was near the city of Bou'in-Zahra in Qazvin Province, an area known for destructive earthquakes. Measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale and 6.3 on the moment magnitude scale, the earthquake killed at least 261 people and injured 1,500 more.

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Located at 35.58, 49.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:2002 earthquakes, 2002 in Iran, Earthquakes in Iran, History of Qazvin Province