Magnitude 5 earthquake strikes southern Iran

A magnitude 5 earthquake has struck southern Iran.

The European-Mediterranean Seismological Heart says the 5.5 magnitude quake struck at 11:10 a.m. on Wednesday in Iran, some a hundred and twenty five kilometers — or about Seventy seven miles — west of the port metropolis of Bandar Abbas. It mentioned the temblor struck at a depth of 10 kilometers, or 6.2 miles.

The U.S. Geological Survery keep the quake’s magnitude at 5.Three. Iranian order TV described the quake as a magnitude 5.four however offered no reports of injuries or injury.

A magnitude 5 earthquake can living off in fact intensive injury.

Iran is located on most principal seismic faults and experiences one earthquake per day on common. In 2003, a magnitude 6.6 earthquake flattened the historic metropolis of Bam, killing 26,000 of us.

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