Tehran, Aug 23, IRNA – An earthquake measuring 4.2 degrees on oepn-ended Richter scale jolted Dehloran region in western Ilam province Saturday morning.
There was no immediate report on possible casualties or damage caused by the quake.
Since Sunday Iranˈs western provinces of Kermanshah and Ilam have witnessed more than 500 earthquakes.
An earthquake, measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale, hit Ilam province Monday. It occurred at the depth of around 10 kilometers (6 miles) in an area 36 kilometers southeast of Abdanan.
The earthquake damaged roads and water, electricity and telecommunication facilities.
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