Moderate earthquake jolts western Iran
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 5
By Farhad Daneshvar – Trend:
A 4.1-magnitude earthquake has hit Kermanshah Province in western Iran, IRNA news agency reported.
According to the report, the quake occurred near the town of Qasr-e Shirin but there is no word so far on any potential deaths or injuries.
The threat of a deadly earthquake is always serious in any part of the country as Iran sits on major fault lines. Last November, a 7.2 magnitude killed more than 600 people in Kermanshah, since then several moderate tremors have jolted parts of the country.