Oct 1, 2021, 8:36 AM
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5.2 Richter quake jolts Genaveh Port; southern Iran

Tehran, IRNA - An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale rocked Genaveh Port, Bushehr Province, southern Iran on Friday.

According to the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the earthquake occurred at  04:45 hours local time and at the depth of 10 km underground.

The epicenter of the quake was located at 29.75 degrees latitude and 50.49 degrees longitude.

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

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


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