Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits Iran, USGS reports

Reuters News

11/7/2012 2:13:54 AM - Reuters News

LONDON (Reuters) - A shallow magnitude 5.5 earthquake hit northwest Iran on Wednesday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The quake was centered 32 miles north-northeast of Tabriz, at a depth of 6.2 miles, the USGS said.

(Writing by John Stonestreet ; Editing by Toby Chopra)