Magnitude 6 quake strikes western Iran: USGS

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Posted: Oct 15, 2014 9:55 AM

LONDON (Reuters) - A magnitude 6 earthquake struck western Iran on Wednesday at a depth of 36.7 km, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

It hit 59 km (37 miles) west-northwest of Dezful, near the border with Iraq. No further details were immediately available.

(Writing by Alison Williams; Editing by Angus MacSwan)