Second earthquake hits northern Iran in one day

An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale struck the city of Linkrod in northern Iran’s Gilan province on Sunday evening, the second in 24 hours.

And the National Center for the Institute of Geophysics said: “The earthquake occurred on Sunday evening, and its epicenter was at the confluence of 37.383 north latitude and 50258 degrees east longitude at a depth of 8 kilometers from the surface of the earth. Earth”, while there were no reports of losses as a result of the accident.

The quake follows another, a magnitude 4 on the Richter scale, that struck the outskirts of the city of Masiri in southern Iran without causing any casualties.

On Saturday, an earthquake hit Hormozgan province in southern Iran, killing at least 5 people and injuring 84.

The statistics of the seismic centers of the National Center of the Institute of Geophysics of the University of Tehran shows that 713 earthquakes occurred in Iran within one month from April 22 to June 21.

The center indicated that 32 of these earthquakes exceeded 4 on the Richter scale, and the strongest shock was 5.5 on the Richter scale and occurred in the east of the country in the province of Sistan and Balochistan.

Source: “IRNA” + “ISNA”

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