5-magnitude quake rocks Iran’s Khuzestan province

A 5-magnitude earthquake has rocked Iran’s Khuzestan Province. That’s according to Tehran University’s Geophysics Institute.

The quake happened at 2:46 AM local time on Saturday at a depth of 7 kilometers. 

Its epicenter was near Ghaleh Khajeh region. There are no reports of casualties or damage yet. 

A 4-magnitude tremor also hit Khuzestan at 21:00 PM local time on Friday. 

Nearly all parts of Iran are criss-crossed by fault lines that have made the country quake-prone.

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