The Web Reacts: Earthquake Strikes Iran and Pakistan, Tremors Felt Around Asia

On April 16, 2013, a powerful earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale struck southeastern Iran. The earthquake's epicenter was close to the Iran-Pakistan border, near the city of Khash, and tremors were felt as far away as India's capital, New Delhi. 

Below is a Storified account of news coverage of the earthquake in Iran. Asia Blog will continue to update this story throughout the day; check for updates at the bottom of the page.

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Tahiat Mahboob is Asia Society's Senior Multimedia Producer. She grew up in Bangladesh, worked at New York Fashion Week and taught at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.