Reuters AlertNet 2006/06/03
An earthquake in southern Iran on Saturday killed a four-year-old girl and injured several other people on Saturday, emergency official Hamid Gholampour told Reuters.
"A four-year-old girl has been killed in Ramkan village on Qeshm island and several people were injured (in the village of) Zirang," said Hamid Gholampour, an emergency official in the southern province of Hormuzgan. State television later added a man had also been killed.
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Emergency Relief Information|
Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center|
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
Magnitude 5.4 (Moderate)
Location 26.830°N, 55.939°E
Saturday, June 3, 2006 at 11:45:36 AM
= local time at epicenter
Depth 12.2 km (7.6 miles) set by location program
Region SOUTHERN IRAN
1065 km (660 miles) SSE of TEHRAN, Iran