Jul 23, 2014, 12:16 AM
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Quake jolts Nodezh in border area of Hormozgan, Kerman provinces

Tehran, July 23, IRNA – An earthquake measuring 5 on Richter scale jolted surrounding area of Nodezh located in the border area between Hormozgan and Kerman provinces on Tuesday evening.

According to the report of seismography center affiliated to Tehran University Geophysics Institute, the tremor occurred at 19:52 hours local time (16:22 hours GMT) and its epicenter was at 27.5 degrees latitude and 57.45 degrees longitude and in depth of 12 kilometers underground.

There is no immediate report on possible casualties or damage.

Kerman is a mid-south province and Hormozgan is in the south of Iran.