Aug 14, 2017, 6:11 PM
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Quake jolts central Iran

Jeirouft, Aug 14, IRNA – An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale jolted Menojan city in mid-south province of Kerman on Monday afternoon.

According to the report of seismography center affiliated to Tehran University Geophysics Institute, the tremor occurred at 15:44:11 hours local time (12:14 hours GMT) and in depth of 24 kilometers underground.

The stricken area was in the region of Dehbarez somewhere close to border line between Kerman and Hormozgan provinces.

Governor of Menojan city Hossein Sadeqi said that there is no immediate report on possible casualty or damages and relief forces are on alert for rapid reaction in case of after-shock tremors.

Menojan city is located in 430 kilometers south of Kerman city, capital of Kerman province.