Magnitude 5.0 earthquake hits southwestern Iran: ISNA, USGS

A car lays smashed by debris from an earthquake in Varankesh village in Eastern Azerbaijan province, some 400 kilometers northwest of the capital Tehran, Iran. (File photo: AP)

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake struck southwest Iran on Sunday, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported.

ISNA did not give any information about possible casualties or damage from the quake.

The US Geological Survey said the earthquake was magnitude 5.1 and had struck near the city of Dezful at a depth of 10 km.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:01 - GMT 07:01