Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes southwest Iran


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SULAIMANI — A magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck near the city of Ahvaz in southwest Iran, the Mehr news agency reported on Thursday (July 18).

The quake struck at a depth of 14 kilometers (8.7 miles), according to Mehr.

The agency did not provide any information about possible casualties or damage.

(NRT Digital Media/Reuters)