Tremor jolts northern Iran

Wed 12 Feb 2020 18:14 GMT | 22:14 Local Time

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An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale rocked Gilan Province in northern Iran on Wednesday, APA reports citing IRNA.

According to the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the tremor occurred at 14:23 hours local time (10:54 GMT) and at the depth of 18 km underground. The area is already under heavy snow.

No report has so far been released on the likely casualties or damage to the property.

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