The Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center indicated that the epicenter of the earthquake was in the southern region of Iran, at a depth of 8 km below the surface of the earth.
This is the second time that earthquakes hit Iran in two weeks.
On June 15, 3 earthquakes struck off the Iranian island of Kish, which was felt by residents of different regions of the Persian Gulf.
According to the US Geological Survey, two earthquakes of 4.7 magnitude, followed by a tremor of 5.3 degrees off an island near the strategic Strait of Hormuz.
Iran announced that there was no direct damage from the quakes, according to the Associated Press.
It is worth noting that Iran lies on major fault lines and experiences an average of one earthquake per day.
The Iranian earthquake comes a few days after a violent earthquake shook Afghanistan, killing about 1,000 people, and accompanied by rain, which hampered rescue operations.
Afghanistan’s Disaster Management Authority said 950 people had died so far from the quake, and more than 600 had been injured.
On June 4, an earthquake shook some areas in Kuwait, without causing damage, according to what was announced by the Kuwait National Seismological Network at the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research.
The supervisor of the Kuwait National Seismological Network at the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Abdullah Al-Enezi, said that the network recorded an earthquake of 5 degrees southwest of the Ahmadi region.
It was clear that the epicenter of the earthquake was at a depth of 5 km in the ground.
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