News ID: 205450
Published: 0605 GMT December 03, 2017

Quake rocks southeastern Iran again

Quake rocks southeastern Iran again

A 4.4-magnitude earthquake jolted the village of Hojedk near the town of Ravar located in southeastern province of Kerman on Sunday less than six hours after a 4.2-magnitude quake tremored the area.

According to the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the tremor occurred at 6:17 hours local time (2:37 GMT) in an area located at 30.74 degrees latitude and 57.29 degrees longitude and in the depth of 9 kilometers, IRNA reported.

The epicenter of the quake was registered at 28 km of Hojedk, 39 km of Chatrud City and 46 km of Kazemabad.

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake also jolted the area on Friday morning.

Over 100 aftershocks have so far happened in Hojedk.

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