Earthquake : 5.2 magnitude earthquake in northeast Iran, according to USGS – .

Earthquake :

(.) – A 5.2-magnitude quake struck northeast Iran near the border with Afghanistan on Thursday morning, reports the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

The quake hit a depth of 10 km and struck an area 79 km southwest of the Iranian city of Taybad, in the north-eastern province of Razavi Khorasan, according to the USGS.

The sismp was described as “moderate” by the state-owned Press TV. Iran’s official news agency IRNA says it has no reports of casualties or damage so far.

The Iranian Seismological Center reports that a 5.8 magnitude earthquake shook Razavi Khorasan province and recorded a depth of 8 km.

From Sharif Paget of . in Atlanta.