May 24, 2020, 2:38 PM
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5.2-Richter quake jolts southwestern Iran

Gachsaran, May 24, IRNA - An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale shook Dogonbadan, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province, southwestern Iran, IRNA reported on Sunday.

According to the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the earthquake occurred at 13:41 hours local time (10:11 GMT) and at the depth of 10 km underground.

The epicenter of the quake was located at 50.65 degrees longitude and 30.36 degrees latitude.

No report has so far been released on the likely casualties or damage to the property.

Iran sits on major fault lines and is prone to near-daily earthquakes.

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