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5.3-magnitude earthquake hits northwestern Iran

Published on : 25 June, 2020 4:44 pm

TEHRAN, June 25 (Xinhua) — A 5.3-magnitude earthquake hit Qotor region in Iran’s northwestern West Azarbaijan Province on Thursday, according to Iran’s Seismological Center.

The quake took place at 14:33 p.m. local time (1003 GMT). The epicenter, at a depth of 10 km, was determined at 38.508 degrees north latitude and 44.153 degrees east longitude.

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