Iran News ...


3/18/07

Quakes jolt towns in Iran's Kerman and Hormuzgan provinces

Tehran, March 17, IRNA - An earthquake measuring 4.7 degrees on Richter scale jolted surrounding areas of Qala' Ganj in mid southern province of Kerman on Saturday afternoon.

According to the report of seismography center affiliated to the Tehran University Geophysics Institute, the tremor occurred at 17:50:27 hours local time (14:20 GMT) and its epicenter was at 26.80 degrees latitude and 58.08 degrees longitude.

Another earthquake measuring 4.6 degrees on Richter scale jolted surrounding areas of Dehbarez in southern province of Hormuzgan on Saturday afternoon.

According to the report of seismography center affiliated to Tehran University Geophysics Institute, the tremor occurred at 17:50 hours local time (14:20 GMT) and its epicenter was at 27.70 degrees latitude and 56.86 longitude.

There is no immediate report of possible casualty and damage.

... Payvand News - 3/18/07 ... --



comments powered by Disqus

Home | ArchiveContact | About |  Web Sites | Bookstore | Persian Calendar | twitter | facebook | RSS Feed


© Copyright 2007 NetNative (All Rights Reserved)