Moderate earthquake jolts western Iran

  05 January 2018    Read: 534
Moderate earthquake jolts western Iran

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.

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