5.7-Richter tremor jolts SW Iran

  October 04, 2021   News ID 4302
5.7-Richter tremor jolts SW Iran
An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale shook Khuzestan and Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari province in South Western Iran on Monday.

Tehran, SAEDNEWS: According to the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the tremor occurred at 6:09 hours local time and at the depth of 10 km underground.

No report has so far been released on the likely casualties or damage to property.

Iran sits on major fault lines and is prone to near-daily earthquakes (Source: IRNA).