December 22, 2019 / 12:11 PM / a month ago

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake hits southwestern Iran: ISNA, USGS

GENEVA (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.0 earthquake struck southwest Iran on Sunday, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported.

ISNA did not give any information about possible casualties or damage from the quake.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake was magnitude 5.1 and had struck near the city of Dezful at a depth of 10 km.

Reporting By Babak Dehghanpisheh; Editing by Catherine Evans

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