A series of aftershocks forced residents Esfarain in northeastern Iran to host last night under the open sky.
Tremors began on Friday and continued until Saturday evening. The magnitude of the strongest of them was 4.5. The epicenter was 13 km from Esfaraina and 46 km from a large administrative center of the province of North Khorasan Bojnourd.
Cause panic in the city has been the emergence of rumors that the oscillations of the earth's crust of moderate strength are harbingers of the coming earthquake. Virtually the entire population Esfaraina, despite cold weather, chose to spend the night around bonfires in the streets, squares, parks and gardens, Vesti FM.