Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake Strikes Southwest Iran

GENEVA, July 18 (Reuters) – A magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck near the city of Ahvaz in southwest Iran, the Mehr news agency reported on Thursday.

The quake struck at a depth of 14 kilometres (8.7 miles), acccording to Mehr.

The agency did not provide any information about possible casualties or damage.

(Reporting By Babak Dehghanpisheh Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky)