Relatively strong quake jolts Iran’s southeast

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.5 on the Richter scale shook Sistan and Baluchistan province in southeastern Iran early on Wednesday, according to the country's seismological center.

The epicenter of the quake, which hit at a depth of 10 kilometers, was Nosrat Abad city, 100 kilometers northwest of the provincial capital Zahedan.

There have been no initial reports of damage or casualties as a result of the earthquake.

A day earlier, at least four people were killed and more than 120 others were injured in a 5.0-magnitude earthquake in the northeastern Iranian city of Kashmar in Khorasan Razavi province.

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