Tremor jolts southeastern Iran

Tehran, Dec 16, IRNA - A 4.7-magnitude earthquake rocked the vicinity of Hojdak city in the southeastern Iranian province of Kerman early on Saturday.

According to the Institute of Geophysics of Tehran University, the quake occurred at 05:50 hours local time (02:20 GMT.) It was epicentered in an area located at 30.79 degrees latitude and 57.29 degree longitude.

The earthquake which occurred at a depth of 10 km caused no damage.

Last Wednesday, a strong earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted the region, injuring a number of people and caused serious damage to the old buildings.

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