15 June 2022

5.2-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Southern Iran

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Tehran, June 15 (QNA) - An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit Hormozgan Province, southern Iran on Wednesday.
According to the Seismological Monitoring Center of the Geophysical Foundation of Tehran University, the epicenter of the earthquake occurred 17 km from the city of Bandar-e-Jask in the Province, at a depth of 8 km.
So far, there were no reports of material damage or human losses caused by the earthquake.
Earlier, the city of Bandar-e-Jask was hit by two earthquakes, with a magnitude of 4.5 and 4.4 on the Richter scale.
Iran is subjected from time to time to tremors and earthquakes of different intensities because it is located over a major fault zone. (QNA)


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