Two strong earthquakes hit southern Iran

Two strong earthquakes measuring 6.3 and 6.4 struck the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan near the port city of Bandar Abbas on Sunday.

According to Iran’s Seismological Center affiliated with the Institute of Geophysics of Tehran University, the first earthquake occurred at 15:36 p.m. local time on Sunday at a depth of 18 kilometers.

The second one occurred at 15:37 p.m. local time at a depth of 10 kilometers.

The epicentre of the quakes was located at 56.03 degrees longitude and 27.71degrees latitude.

 

Source: Mehr