USGS: Magnitude 5.6 quake strikes Iran's Bushehr region

By REUTERS
November 28, 2013 17:37




DUBAI - A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck about 40 miles (60 km) northeast of Bushehr, where Iran has a nuclear power plant, on Thursday, US Geological Survey data showed. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

There were reports on social media in Saudi Arabia that the quake, at a depth of 10.2 miles, was felt in the kingdom's eastern province, across the Gulf from Iran.


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