At the very least two folks have been killed, and greater than 300 injured when a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck Iran on Saturday evening native time.
Iran’s state information company IRNA reported the earthquake hit town of Khoy, West Azerbaijan province, in northwest Iran, round 9:44 p.m. native time, citing the Iranian Seismological Heart in Tehran.
The USA Geological Survey (USGS) additionally registered the quake as 5.9 magnitude.
“The tremor was so sturdy that it was felt in lots of areas of West Azerbaijan Province, inflicting concern amongst residents. It was additionally felt in a number of cities, together with the provincial capital of Tabriz within the neighboring province of East Azerbaijan,” IRNA reported.