Earthquake jolts Avaj in Qazvin

IRNA – An earthquake, measuring 4.3 degrees on Richter scale, jolted Avaj city in Qazvin province on Wednesday afternoon.

According to the report of seismography center, affiliated to Tehran University’s Geophysics Institute, the tremor occurred at 14:41:09 hours local time (11:11 hours GMT), 10 kilometers deep inside the ground.

There is no immediate report on possible casualty or damage.

Avaj city is located 120 kilometers southwest of Qazvin.