At least 60 people injured and power cut after major earthquake struck Iran’s Ilam province, according to state media.
A 6.3 magnitude earthquake has struck a remote area in western Iran, leaving dozens injured and causing considerable damage.
The US Geological Survey said the quake hit 36km southeast of the western city of Abdanan, in Ilam province, close the border with Iraq.
USGS said the quake struck at 02:32 GMT on Monday, and its epicentre was at a depth of 10km.
More Rescue teams are pouring into a remote corner of southwest China, which was struck by an earthquake. The area has been crippled by subsequent landslides. Al jazeera’s Adrian Brown reports from the town of Longtoushan, the quake’s epicentre.
An earthquake shook buildings in Johannesburg and surrounding areas in South Africa’s most populous province on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring at least 17 at mining operations near the epicenter.
The magnitude-5.3 quake was centered in Orkney, 170 kilometers southwest of Johannesburg, the U.S. Geological Survey said.