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Iran hit by 5.6 magnitude earthquake, tremor felt in UAE

TEHRAN, June 25, 2022

An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck south of Iran today (June 25) at 07:37 "UAE time", the National Seismic Network of the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) said, adding there were no immediate reports of fatalities or damage.
According to Iranian state TV, the quake struck in Iran’s southern Gulf waters early Saturday morning between the port of Charak and the island of Kish at a depth of 22 km, it said.
Officials told state TV that there had been some 100 quakes and aftershocks over the past 10 days in the same region.
Major geological fault lines crisscross Iran, which has suffered several devastating earthquakes in recent years.
In a statement, the NCM added that the quake was slightly felt by residents but without effect in the UAE.


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