5.6-magnitude earthquake hits southern Iran

Xinhua News Agency | Oct 21, 2019 at 11:50 AM

TEHRAN, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- A 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit Kookherd region in Iran's southern Hormozgan province at 14:28 local time (1058 GMT) on Monday, according to Iran's Seismological Center.

The epicenter of the earthquake was at the depth of 10 km, 27.046 degrees north latitude and 54.970 degrees east longitude.

No immediate reports are available about the possible casualties or injuries.

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