Light earthquake jolts Tehran gently

Light earthquake jolts Tehran gently
Wed Dec 27, 2017 08:53:23

A light earthquake was felt in the central province of Tehran and surrounding cities.

(Press TV) -- The epicenter of the quake has been reported to be on the border between Tehran and Alborz provinces, near the city of Malard. According to initial reports, the magnitude of the seismic event was 4.2 and occurred in the depth of 12 kilometers, on the early hours of Wednesday.


No damage or casualties have been reported from the quake, which was also felt in the Qom province.


The tremor comes less than a week after a magnitude 5.2 earthquake hit the same region.


The quake caused minor panic in Tehran province, prompting people to take to the streets and public places.

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