Iran's Kerman hit by 5.1 magnitude earthquake
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake has jolted the country's southern province of Kerman, Iranian media reported.
The temblor rocked the village of Hojedk, located about 700 kilometers south of Tehran early on Thursday, the IRNA news agency reported adding that the quake's depth was 10 kilometers.
There was no immediate report on damages or casualties. The media say residents rushed out to the streets after the quake.
Yesterday, a magnitude 4.7 earthquake hit the city of Kermanshah.