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6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Iran

News Agencies | Updated on: 1 December 2017, 12:57 IST

A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck jolted Southeastern Iran near the city of Kerman on 1 December, the  United States Geological Survey said.

As per report, the earthquake struck at a shallow depth of 10km (6.2 miles), some 60km (37 miles) from the city of Kerman, which has a population of over 800,000, including suburbs. No reports of any casualty so far.

Further details are awaited. 


First published: 1 December 2017, 10:30 IST