Iran natural disaster: Magnitude 6.2 quake jolts Kerman province

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He said that most of the injured were discharged after treatment, but 12 have remained hospitalized.

An natural disaster measuring 6.2 in magnitude struck southeast Iran's Kerman province on Tuesday, state media reported.

Another 6.1-magnitude quake also rocked the area on December 1.

No casualty or damage have been reported so far in the quake. There have been no reports of deaths or injuries from Monday's quake.

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On November 12, in one of the deadliest earthquakes, a magnitude 7.3 quake struck the border region between Iraq and Iran.

On November 12, a devastating 7.3-magnitude quake hit Iran western province of Kermanshah claiming the lives of at least 530 people and injuring over 8,000 others.

The first quake of magnitude 5.9 struck on Tuesday morning 56 km north of Kerman, a city with a population of more than 820,000.

In 1990, a 7.4-magnitude quake in northern Iran killed 40,000 people, injured 300,000 and left half a million homeless, reducing dozens of towns and almost 2,000 villages to rubble.