Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 strikes northeastern Iran near Turkmenistan border, reports local media

TEHRAN, Sept 26 — An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 struck northeastern Iran on the border with Turkmenistan today, state Iranian TV reported.

It gave no immediate information on possible casualties or damage from the quake which it said jolted an area near Maraveh Tappeh in Golestan Province. It said the quake had a shallow depth of 10 km. — Reuters

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