Magnitude 4.4 quake rattles northwestern Iran

February 28, 2021 - 11:1

TEHRAN – A 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck near the city of Sarab, northwestern East Azarbaijan province, on Sunday morning.

The tremor was recorded at 8:47 a.m. local time, at a shallow depth of 7 kilometers below the surface.

No injuries or fatalities have been reported so far.

There are 13 villages with a total population of more than 8,000 within 10 kilometers radius of the epicenter.


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