Iran hit with 6.2 magnitude earthquake, 5.5 aftershock

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook Iran early Saturday morning, injuring at least 15 people, according to Iranian state TV.

The earthquake’s epicenter came in the southern part of the country near the Persian Gulf, but very far from Tehran.

The earthquake was felt most on the shore of the Strait of Hormuz, a strategic trade point for the international oil market.

So far there have been no reports of damage or casualties caused by the quake, RT reports.

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