An earthquake measuring 4.6 on Richter scale jolted suburbs of Zarand north of the southeastern province of Kerman on Monday afternoon.
According to the seismological center of Tehran University’s Geophysics Institute, the tremor occurred at 17:13:59 hours local time (13:43 hours GMT).
It said the epicenter of the quake was at 30.79 degrees latitude and 52.55 degrees longitude, being 10 kilometers deep underground.
There is no immediate report on possible damage.
Zarand is located 75 kilometers north of the city of Kerman.