Dec 16, 2017, 3:48 PM
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Earthquake rocks southeastern Iran again

Kerman, Dec 16, IRNA – An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale jolted Hojdak in Ravar city area in southeastern Iranian province of Kerman on Saturday.

According to the report of seismography center affiliated to Tehran University Geophysics Institute, the tremor occurred at 13:56:53 hours local time (10:26 hours GMT) and its epicenter was at 57.189 degrees longitude and 30.790 degreed latitude and in depth of 11 kilometers underground.

A provincial related official said the quake had no casualty or damages.

Two earthquakes measuring 4.7 and 4.1 on Richter scale jolted the same area on Saturday morning, which caused no casualty or damages.

A tremor measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Hojdak on December 1, 2017, which had four after-shocks bigger than 6 Richter.

Hojdak is located 80 kilometers from Kerman city.


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