Tehran and the surrounding area have a history of destructive earthquakes, including several in the last century. Since the presence of diverse faults in this zone confirms its vulnerability to further destructive quakes, it essential to study earthquakes, particularly microearthquakes, to detect active faults in this zone. Existing maps must be corrected and updated, and new and concealed faults determined.

An earthquake occurred southeast of Tehran in Tehran Province at 14:23:56.4 local time (GMT 10:53:56.4) on 17 October 2009. The epicenter of the earthquake was determined using seismograms recorded by the International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (IIEES) broadband...

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