Earthquake jolts town of Zarrin-Dasht in Iran

09 March 2005 | 06:11 Code : 4790 Geoscience events
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An earthquake jolted the town of Zarrin-Dasht in Fars province, southern Iran, Tuesday evening. According to Iran's Official News Agency (IRNA), it was measuring 4.2 on the open-ended Richter scale
An earthquake jolted the town of Zarrin-Dasht in Fars province, southern Iran, Tuesday evening. According to Iran's Official News Agency (IRNA), it was measuring 4.2 on the open-ended Richter scale

The seismological base of Fars province, affiliated to the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University recorded the tremor at 22:38 local time (1908 GMT).

The epicenter of the quake was registered at 28/22 degree latitude and 54/37 degree longitude in Zarrin-Dasht. The tremble caused no damage, the report said. 

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