Magnitude 5.8 earthquake hits northeastern Iran: state TV

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake hits northeastern Iran: state TV
The quake hit the town of Sangan at a shallow depth of 8 km (5 miles) it said. (File/AFP)
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Updated 02 January 2020

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake hits northeastern Iran: state TV

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake hits northeastern Iran: state TV
  • The town, which has a population of about 10,000, is located near the border with Afghanistan

DUBAI: A magnitude 5.8 earthquake shook northeastern Iran on Thursday, state television reported, adding that there were no immediate reports of damage.

The quake hit the town of Sangan at a shallow depth of 8 km (5 miles) it said. The town, which has a population of about 10,000, is located near the border with Afghanistan.