News ID: 206044
Published: 1009 GMT December 12, 2017

Earthquake shakes southeastern Iran

Earthquake shakes southeastern Iran

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake jolted the village of Hojedk near the town of Ravar located in southeastern province of Kerman on Tuesday.

According to the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the tremor occurred at 12:15 hours local time (8:45 GMT) in an area located at 30.75 degrees latitude and 57.31 degrees longitude and in the depth of 10 kilometers, IRNA reported.

There is no immediate report on possible casualties or damage.

Another 6.1-magnitude quake also rocked the area on December 1.

The mentioned earthquake had over 300 aftershocks.

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