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Quake jolts Iran's Kerman

News Agencies | Updated on: 11 January 2018, 13:59 IST

An earthquake of the magnitude 4.1 on the Richter scale has jolted Iran's southeastern province of Kerman.

According to Iran's official news agency IRNA, the quake rocked the village of Hojdaknear the city of Ravar.

No casualty or damage has been reported by far.

On December 1, a strong earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale hit the area, according to the report.

Iran is prone to near-daily quakes as it sits on major fault lines.


First published: 11 January 2018, 13:59 IST