Earthquake rocks central Iran

Semnan, Aug 22, IRNA – An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale jolted surrounding areas of Shahroud city in north-central Iran on Tuesday afternoon.

According to a report by seismography center affiliated to Tehran University Geophysics Institute, the tremor occurred at 18:19:52 hours local time (14:49 hours GMT) and its epicenter was at 55.26 degrees longitude and 36.86 degrees latitude in the depth of 10 kilometers underground.

The tremor happened in 'Kalateh Kheij ' area, somewhere close to Shahroud city.

There is no immediate report on the possible casualties or damages.

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