TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - The earthquake came at 12:13 pm local time.
17 people were injured in the quake, which hit at a depth of 57 km (35 miles).
The quake was near the town of Hejdak and was followed by several aftershocks.
On November 12, a powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake has hit the border region between Iran and Iraq, killing about 450 people, almost all of them in Iran.
The highest casualties occurred in the town of Sarpol-e Zahab, in Iran’s Kermanshah Province.
According to official tallies, 445 Iranians were confirmed dead. Over 7,156 others were also injured.