5.7-magnitude earthquake shakes southern Iran

A earthquake of magnitude 5.7 shook the waters of the southern Gulf of Iran early Saturday morning, state television reported. There were no immediate reports of deaths or damage.

According to information obtained by AmericanPost.Newsthe earthquake it occurred between the port of Charak and the island of Kish at a depth of 22 kilometers.

100 earthquakes in the last 10 days in the same region

Iranians walk in a market in Tehran, Iran, on May 1, 2022. The earthquake struck Iran at 7:37 a.m.

Officials told state television that there have been about 100 earthquakes and aftershocks in the past 10 days in the same region.

Several residents of the United Arab Emirates reported feeling tremors on Saturday morning after a 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck Iran on Saturday morning.

The earthquake struck Iran at 7:37 a.m.

The earthquake struck Iran at 7:37 a.m.

The United Arab Emirates National Meteorological Center confirmed that an earthquake struck Iran at 7:37 am local time.

The authority added that the quake was “felt by residents but had no effect on the UAE.

Residents took to Twitter with reports of furniture shaking and feeling the tremors for “6-7 seconds.”

Major fault lines run through Iran, which has suffered several devastating earthquakes in recent years.

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