Second strong quake rocks Kerman in month

December 13, 2017 - 13:43

TEHRAN — An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale jolted Hejdak village, southeastern province of Kerman, on Tuesday.

Fortunately there were no fatalities linked with the earthquake, but it caused injuries to some 17 individuals. 

It happened at 12:15 p.m. local time and at a depth of 10 kilometers beneath the earth surface 57 kilometers from city of Kerman, the provincial capital.

This is the second time over the past month that a powerful earthquake hits the province. A quake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck the same village on December 1.

MQ/MG

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