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Publish Date: 14:38 - 19 April 2018
TEHRAN, April 19 - A magnitude 5.9 earthquake jolted the Iranian southern province of Bushehr, with no reports of casualties or damage.

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes Bushehr Province in southern IranTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - The earthquake struck the province’s Kaki District at the depth of 18 kilometers on Thursday at 11:04 a.m. local time. Several rescue teams have been dispatched to the area.

Governor Abdollah Naderi told IRNA that so far there have been no reports of casualties or damage, noting that the power and water distribution systems of the town have not been disrupted following the quake.

The tremor was also felt in Bahrain and areas around the Persian Gulf, according to reports.

Iran sits on major fault lines and is prone to near-daily earthquakes.

Source: Presstv

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