Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits southern Iran, USGS says


Last week, the country was struck by a strong tangible impact of up to six magnitudes. In general, earthquakes are very common in Iran, which is located in the seismic area.

USGS report A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck southern Iran on Saturday.

According to preliminary data, the quake was felt on Friday night, about 54 km northeast of the port city Bandarelenge, at a depth of 10 km.

USGS information Confirmed According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC), witnesses to the earthquake felt shocks more than 100 km from the epicenter, according to a live report journal on the website.

At this time, the extent of possible damage and potential casualties have not been reported.

However, social media users also reported that an earthquake was felt on the other side of the Persian Gulf in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.—usgs-1096875734.html Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits southern Iran, USGS says

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