Tremor jolts Khuzestan province in SW Iran
- A tremor measuring 4 on the Richter scale jolted Meydavud district in Bagh-e Malek County, Khuzestan Province of Iran on Monday.
According to the Iranian seismological site, the tremor occurred at 13:36 hours local time.
The epicenter of the tremor was registered 6 kilometers deep underground in the Meydavud district.
The epicenter of the quake was located at longitude of 49,78 degrees ilatitude of 31.25.
Bagh-e Malek county is located 143 km from Ahvaz in the east of Khuzestan.
Iran sits on major fault lines and is prone to near-daily earthquakes.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA