Quake shakes Iran’s Northern Province of Mazandaran and Golestan

Stop Fundamentalism – A moderately strong earth quake of 4.8 magnitude on the Richter scale rattled Iran’s two Northern Provinces of Mazandaran and Golestan this evening.  The shaker happened at about 8:40 pm local time Wednesday night.

The earthquake caused fear and concerns among residents of center and eastern part of Mazandaran.

There has been no information about possible damages or casualties.

The epicenter of the earthquake has been determined to be in the city of Babol. 

Phone communication and electricity has heavily been effected in the area following the earthquake.