Monday, November 19, 2007

Earthquake - Iran (Kerman) NOV

Iran's southeastern Kerman province has been hit again, this time by a small earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale.

Iran's seismological center registered the quake at 6:56 pm local time in Faryab a small village in Kerman, famous for its copper mines, Hayat news agency reported.

The epicenter of the earthquake was put at latitude 27.82 north and longitude 57.49 degrees east.

No casualties were reported following the quake.

On December 26, 2003, a powerful earthquake hit the ancient southeastern city of Bam,also located in Kerman province killing upwards of 30,000 people. - Source

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