Quake hits Iran’s North Khorasan Province
An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale took place near the Jajarm settlement of Iran's North Khorasan Province at 12:58 today, Trend quoted IRNA News Agency.
No dead, injured and damage have been reported yet.
An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale took place near Raz city of Iran's North Khorasan Province at 21:56 Aug.12. The quake damaged houses in tens of villages in the Bojnurd, Mane and Semulgan cities of the North Khorasan Province.
Earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale took place in the Iranian province of Khorasan - Rezavi near Turbati-Haidari. More than 170 people were injured.
Earthquakes often take place in Iran. The most powerful earthquake occurred in December 2003 in the city of Bam, located in the south-east province of Kirman. The earthquake claimed the lives of 31,000 people. The ancient fortress, built of clay, was destroyed.