Oct 8, 2013, 9:14 AM
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Earthquake jolts southern Iran

Bandar Abbas, Hormuzgan Prov, Oct 8, IRNA - An earthquake measuring 4.8 on Richter scale jolted Dargahan, in this southern province, Tuesday morning.

According to seismography center affiliated to Tehran University Geophysics Institute, the tremor occurred at 06:22 hours local time (02:52 GMT).

The quake was epicentered in an area located at 27.20 degrees latitude and 55.92 degrees longitude.

There is no report on any possible casualties or damage caused by the quake.