An earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale in Iran, 201 km from the city of Zahedan.
Hundreds dead and many wounded.
The quake was felt throughout the region of the Persian Gulf and India.
Hundreds of people may have died after a powerful earthquake in Iran, Iranian authorities reported.
Television reported at least 40 deaths.
A state of emergency declared in the Iranian city near Sarah.
According to the American Institute of Geological Survey the quake was a magnitude 7.8 on the Richter scale and its epicenter about 201 kilometers southeast of the city of Zahedan.
The quake caused panic among residents of Qatar, Dubai and India.
Thousands of people panic even left the tallest buildings in the Indian capital Delhi.
In Dubai, the magnitude of the quake was 4 buildings is observed swinging chandelier.
Evacuated was one of the shopping malls in Dubai.
Tsunami threat to be announced.
There died in Pakistan after the earthquake in neighboring Iran,