Potentially powerful earthquake threatens the lives of millions of people in the Iranian province of Tehran, said the deputy director of the International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Mehdi Zare.
"Given the population density of the province of Tehran, and many deficiencies in the construction of an earthquake in this area can bring very serious damage and lead to many casualties," — said Dawn.
He added that measures should be taken to minimize the impact of a possible disaster.
Iran is located in one of the most active seismic zones in the world, its territory is several large faults, which cover at least 90% of the territory. Due to the earthquake in Iran occur often and are often devastating.