Earthquake jolts southern Iran

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 jolted southern Iran on Saturday but no casualties were initially reported, the official Islamic Republic News Agency reported. The report said the quake occurred at 10:58 a.m. local time (0728 GMT) and was felt on Qeshm Island, in the Strait of Hormuz. In November, an earthquake with a magnitude of at least 5.9 shook the island, killing 10 people and injured 70.