December 27, 2019 / 2:23 AM / a month ago

Magnitude 5.1 quake strikes near Iran's Bushehr nuclear plant

Dec 27 (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck near Iran’s Bushehr nuclear plant on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake was moderate, which can cause considerable damage, and was centered 33 miles (53 km) east of Bushehr, a nuclear plant on Iran’s southern coast. (Reporting by Sandra Maler in Washington; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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