Quake jolts southeastern Iran

Zahedan, Oct 12, IRNA – An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale jolted the surrounding area of Bezman in southern Sistan and Balochestan province on Thursday afternoon.

According to the report of seismography center affiliated to Tehran University's Geophysics Institute, the tremor occurred at 15:58 hours local time (12:28 hours GMT) and its epicenter was at 67.27 degrees longitude and 35.60 degrees latitude and in the depth of 10 kilometers.

Director General for Crisis Management of Sistan and Baluchestan Governor General's Office Reza Arbabi told reporters that the quake happened in 26 kilometers from Bezman, 53 kilometers from Bampour and 61 kilometers from Iranshahr.

Arbabi said the quake had left no damage.

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