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Iran earthquake in Kerman province injures dozens in Hajdak village

TEHRAN — Iranian media say one other earthquake has jolted the nation’s south, adopted by a number of aftershocks.

The semi-official ISNA information company says the magnitude 6.1 temblor rocked the village of Hajdak within the southern province of Kerman within the early hours on Wednesday, about 400 miles south of Tehran.

ISNA says the quake’s depth was 6.2 miles and that 58 folks have been injured as they ran out of their properties. It says the world was jolted by a number of aftershocks, ranging in magnitude from four to five.1.

On Tuesday magnitude 6.2 earthquake has jolted the nation’s southern province of Kerman.

Report says the quake’s depth was 6.2 miles. There have been no fast reviews of casualties or main injury.

The U.S. Geological Survey stated the quake’s magnitude was 5.9.

In November, a 7.2 magnitude quake hit western Iran, killing greater than 600 folks.

Iran is vulnerable to near-daily earthquakes because it sits on main fault strains. In 2003, a 6.6 magnitude quake flattened the historic metropolis of Bam, killing 26,000 folks.

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