Magnitude 5.6 quake hits northwestern Iran - EMSC

 Magnitude 5.6 quake hits northwestern Iran - EMSC

(Reuters) - A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck northwestern Iran on Friday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

The epicentre of the quake, initially reported as a magnitude 6.0, was located 65 km (40 miles) of Herowābād, Iran, the European quake agency said.

(Reporting by Sandra Maler in Washington; Editing by Peter Cooney)

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Updated Date: Nov 08, 2019 05:10:30 IST