The 1929 Kopet Dag earthquake (also called the 1929 Koppeh Dagh earthquake) took place at 15:37 UTC on 1 May with a moment magnitude of 7.2 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent). It occurred in the Kopet Dag area of Iran and caused up to 3,800 casualties along the Turkmenistan-Iran border. More than 1,100 were injured.
|1929 Kopet Dag earthquake|
|UTC time||1929-05-01 15:37:36|
|Local date||1 May 1929|
|Magnitude||7.2 Mw |
|Depth||10 km (6.2 mi) |
|Areas affected||Iran, Turkmenistan|
|Max. intensity||IX (Violent) |
|Casualties||3,257–3,800  |
1,121 injured 
Within the epicentral area, 3,250 people were killed. Eighty-eight villages in the region were damaged or destroyed, along with damage at Bojnourd. Aftershocks occurred for more than four years after, including one in July 1929 that killed several more people, before finally subsiding in 1933. Fifty-seven diverse locations reported damage, including casualties in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. Surface faulting occurred along the Baghan-Germab fault for a length of 50 kilometers (31 mi).
The following lists events that happened during 1929 in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.Baghan, North Khorasan
Baghan (Persian: باغان, also Romanized as Bāghān, Bāghīn, and Bāqān) is a village in Howmeh Rural District, in the Central District of Shirvan County, North Khorasan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 528, in 161 families. Baghan was near the epicenter of the 1929 Kopet Dag earthquake.
† indicates earthquake resulting in at least 30 deaths
‡ indicates the deadliest earthquake of the year