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Southwest Iran hit by 5.7 magnitude earthquake

AFP
Published : Jul 8, 2019, 6:07 pm IST
Updated : Jul 8, 2019, 6:07 pm IST

The quake, whose epicentre was in the Masjed Soleiman area of Khuzestan province, hit at 11:30 am (0700 GMT) at a depth of 17 kilometres.

Representative image. (Photo: File)
 Representative image. (Photo: File)

Tehran: A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck southwest Iran near the border with Iraq today, the country's National Centre for Seismology reported.

The quake, whose epicentre was in the Masjed Soleiman area of Khuzestan province, hit at 11:30 am (0700 GMT) at a depth of 17 kilometres.

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties, according to state TV, with teams still assessing the situation.

Tags: iran, earthquake
Location: Iran, Teheran