Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes Iran's Kerman province

There were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage. So far there are no reports of damage or casualties.

No deaths have been reported but 18 people were injured, state media said.

On November 12, in one of the deadliest earthquakes, a magnitude 7.3 quake struck the border region between Iraq and Iran. President Hassan Rouhani highlighted his government's efforts in providing help and temporary home to the victims of the quake of last month.

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Although Iran is the Earthquake-prone zone as it sits on major fault lines.

The epicenter of the natural disaster was at the depth of 10 km, 30.754 degrees north latitude and 57.315 degrees east longitude. Quake hit the area of Azgaleh in Kermanshah province Yesterday.

Iran's worst quake in recent years was a 6.6-magnitude tremor that struck near Bam in 2003, decimating the ancient city and killing at least 31,000 people. And the closest cities in the areas like Nowsood and Kermanshah have shivered through this risky natural disaster.

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