On Wednesday in Jahrom Iran’s Fars province, an earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale. This was reported by the official news website of state television in Iran. Seismological Centre at the Institute of Geophysics of Tehran earthquake recorded at 16:07 local time. There is no information about the dead and wounded as a result of the earthquake.
In general, Iran frequent strong earthquakes. The strongest earthquake in recent times took place in December 2003 in the city of Bam, located in the south-east of the province of Kirman. The earthquake killed 31,000 people and destroyed an ancient fortress.
The strongest earthquake in the country is considered to be an earthquake that occurred in 1990, magnitude 7.7 on a scale Rihtora. The earthquake killed 37,000 people, more than 100 thousand people in the provinces of Gilan and Zanjan injured.