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5.4 magnitude quake hits southern Iran: state media


A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck southern Iran on Monday near Bandar Abbas, site of a major oil refinery, Iranian state media reported, but there were no reports of casualties or damage to oil installations, Reuters reported.

Iranian news agencies reported that the quake had struck the Hormozgan province about 48 km northeast of Bandar Abbas, a major port with oil installations including a refinery, at a depth of 20 km.