Iran shook by earthquake of magnitude 5.1

Iran has been jolted by an earthquake of magnitude 5.1 on June 14. According to Iran’s Seismological Centre, the earthquake hit Beiram region, in Iran’s southern Fars province.

Iran’s Seismological Centre stated that the epicentre of the earthquake, which took place at 22:35 p.m. local time (1805 GMT), was at the depth of 16 km, 27.489 degrees north latitude, and 53.353 degrees east longitude.

Zahra Mojaveri, the Public Relations Manager of the Red Crescent Society of Fars province said that there has been no report about damage or casualties pertaining to the jolts.

Zahra Mojaveri added that that four assessment teams have been dispatched to the quake-hit region.

Earlier on June 9, an earthquake of moderate strength shook Beiram that caused minor damage to buildings and infrastructure.

Photo Credit : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fars_Province#/media/File:IranFars-SVG.svg

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