An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck near Bandar-e-Lenghe, Iran.

A magnitude 6.1 quake was recorded Friday afternoon at 2:32 p.m. PT 33 miles from Bandar-e Lengeh, Iran, according to the US Geological Survey.

The epicenter was more than 100 miles from the city, according to the US Geological Survey.

There have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater in the area in the last 10 days.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.2 miles.

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