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World Iran says 5.6 magnitude earthquake strikes its south

16:00  21 october  2019
16:00  21 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Preliminary Magnitude 5 . 6 # earthquake in # Iran , 2019-10-21 10:58 UTC time by @raspishake #CitizenScience — Raspberry Shake Earthquake Channel (@raspishakEQ) October 21, 2019. contains offensive language or profanity and its derivatives, as well as hints of the use of lexical items

GENEVA (Reuters) – A magnitude 5 . 6 earthquake struck in southern Iran on Monday, the semi-official Fars euronews provides breaking news articles from reuters as a service to its readers, but does You might also like. Two missiles hit Iran -owned oil tanker, National Iranian Oil Company says .

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Authorities in Iran say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 has shaken the country's south.

Officials say the earthquake Monday struck near Kukherd, a city in Iran's Hormozgan province. Kukherd is some 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) south of Iran's capital, Tehran.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

State TV described the depth of the temblor at 10 kilometers (6 miles). It offered no other immediate information.

Some in tall towers in the Emirati city of Dubai, lying across the Persian Gulf from Iran, said they felt the earthquake.

Iran is located on major seismic faults and experiences one earthquake per day on average.

In 2003, a magnitude 6.6 earthquake flattened the historic city of Bam, killing 26,000 people.

Strong quake hits south Philippines, injuries reported .
A 6.6-magnitude quake struck the southern Philippines Tuesday, authorities said, causing injuries and damaging buildings in a region still reeling from a previous deadly tremor. Terrified locals fled into the streets after the shallow quake, which the US Geological Survey said hit the island of Mindanao as schools and offices opened for the day. USGS initially reported the quake had a magnitude of 6.8, adding there was no tsunami threat. "OurTerrified locals fled into the streets after the shallow quake, which the US Geological Survey said hit the island of Mindanao as schools and offices opened for the day.

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