Jan 23, 2019, 8:36 AM
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Light tremor jolts SE Iran

Tehran, Jan 23, IRNA - An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale rocked Faryab in southeastern Iranian province of Kerman on Wednesday.

According to the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the tremor occurred at 3:20 hours local time (00:10 GMT).

The epicenter of the quake was located at 56.99 degrees longitude and 28.47 degrees latitude.

No report has so far been released on the likely casualties or damage to property.

Iran sits on major fault lines and is prone to near-daily earthquakes.


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