According to the statement made by the Tehran University Seismology Center, the earthquake was recorded at 12:06 local time, with its epicenter in the Sercengel region of Zahidan, the capital of Sistan-Baluchistan province.
It was stated that the earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 kilometers.
Ali Rıza Şehreki, General Manager of Sistan-Baluchistan Crisis Management Office, announced that investigation teams were sent to the region to determine the damage caused by the 5.5-magnitude earthquake.
The shaking was also felt in Zahidan, the capital of Sistan-Baluchistan province.
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