06:03 GMT18 May 2021
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    At the moment there is no official information about casualties or damage caused by the natural disaster. The quake was also reported in nearby Dubai.

    According to the Fars news agency, a tremor hit the southern part of the Islamic Republic on Monday. Preliminary reports suggest that the epicentre of the earthquake was located at a depth of 2 km in Hormozgan Province near the cities of Kukherd and Bandar Lengeh.

    ​The country is located on major seismic faults and often experiences earthquakes, including powerful ones in Iran's South.

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