Southwest Iran hit by 5.7-magnitude earthquake

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jul 08, 2019, 01.34 PM(IST) Edited By: Riya Gupta

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The quake's epicentre was in the Masjed Soleiman area of Khuzestan province at a depth of 17 kilometres.

Southwest Iran was struck with 5.7-magnitude earthquake on Monday at 11:30am, the country's national seismological centre reported.

The quake's epicentre was in the Masjed Soleiman area of Khuzestan province at a depth of 17 kilometres.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

More details are awaited.