ERBIL — A 5.6-magnitude earthquake on Saturday morning struck Iran’s southern province of Hormozgan, state TV said.
The quake occurred at 08:07 a.m. local time (0337 GMT) with its epicenter said to be a depth of 22 km and located 23 km from Charak port and 25 km from Kish Island.
There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
Officials told state TV that there had been some 100 quakes and aftershocks over the past 10 days in the same region.
Iran has suffered several deadly earthquakes in the recent years as major geological fault lines crisscross the country.
UAE authorities said the earthquake was also felt in their country but it had no impact.