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Iran's southern Gulf waters hit by 5.6 magnitude earthquake

Iran's southern Gulf waters hit by 5.6 magnitude earthquake

Saturday, June 25, 2022, 12:40 GMT+7

An earthquake with a 5.6 magnitude struck in Iran’s southern Gulf waters early Saturday morning, state TV reported. There were no immediate reports of fatalities or damage.

The quake occurred between the port of Charak and the island of Kish at a depth of 22 km (13.6 miles), it said.

Officials told state TV that there had been some 100 quakes and aftershocks over the past 10 days in the same region.

Major geological fault lines crisscross Iran, which has suffered several devastating earthquakes in recent years.

An earthquake with a 5.6 magnitude struck in Iran’s southern Gulf waters early Saturday morning, state TV reported. There were no immediate reports of fatalities or damage.

The quake occurred between the port of Charak and the island of Kish at a depth of 22 km (13.6 miles), it said.

Officials told state TV that there had been some 100 quakes and aftershocks over the past 10 days in the same region.

Major geological fault lines crisscross Iran, which has suffered several devastating earthquakes in recent years.

Reuters

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