News ID: 92602
Publish Date : 18 July 2021 - 22:02

TEHRAN -- DUBAI (Reuters) -A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck Fars province in southern Iran on Sunday.
There were no immediate reports of fatalities or damage in the area of the quake, which was centered near the town of Khesht, according to the Fars news agency. Iranian state media said the quake, felt in several cities and towns in the province, struck at a depth of 11 km (6.6 miles) at 07:00 p.m. local time (1430 GMT). “At least four rescue teams have been dispatched to the quake-hit area and hospitals in nearby cities are on alert,” a local official told national TV.

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