4.1 Earthquake Strikes Western Iran

Tehran, An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the

Richter scale hit the western province of Kermanshah in Iran.

The seismological center of the Geophysical Institution of Tehran

University said today that the quake occurred last night at a depth of

12 km from the surface of the earth.

The center said in a statement that the quake occurred about 15 km

from the town of (Taza). The centre stressed that so far no news of

human or material damage caused by the quake.

Source: Oman News Agency