Tremor jolts Kahnouj in Kerman province

Photo: Tremor jolts Kahnouj in Kerman province / Iran

An earthquake measuring 4.9 on Richter scale jolted surrounding area of Kahnouj in mid-south province of Kerman in the early hours of Friday morning, IRNA reported.

According to the report of seismography center affiliated to Tehran University Geophysics Institute, the tremor occurred at 04:38 hours local time (01:08 hours GMT) and its epicenter was at 28.02 degrees latitude and 57.47 degrees longitude and in depth of 9 kilometers underground.

There is no immediate report on possible casualties or damage.

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