MAGNITUDE-5.8 QUAKE HITS CENTRAL IRAN

A magnitude-5.8 earthquake, shook the city of Sirch, in Iran's central Kerman province, early Monday morning, Iran's Seismological Centre, reported.

The epicentre was initially determined at the depth of 10 km, 30.365 degrees north latitude, and 57.499 degrees east longitude.

As it happened during the small hours, there are yet no reports about possible casualties, or property loss.

Over 20 aftershocks have been registered so far.

Witnesses said, people rushed out of their homes, to the streets, in panic, and they have remained outdoors, since.

Emergency teams have been sent to the quake-hit region, according to local media.

On Sunday, two moderate quakes of 5.7-magnitude and 5.9-magnitude rattled southern Hormozghan, and western Kermanshah provinces, successively.

The quake in Kermanshah province injured 26 people.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK