Strong Earthquake Shakes Iran, Near Pakistan Border
There's been a strong earthquake, with an estimated magnitude of 7.8, in southeastern Iran near the border with Pakistan, the U.S. Geological Survey reports.
The temblor was centered about 53 miles east southeast of the small city of Khash. According to USGS, it was about 9.4 miles deep.
According to the BBC, "tremors have been felt across the Gulf and the Middle East. Tall buildings swayed in the Indian capital Delhi, reports say."
Reuters reports that an Iranian officials says there may have been hundreds of deaths.
Last Tuesday (April 9), a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in western Iran caused an estimated 37 deaths and more than 800 injuries.
We'll watch for more news about this latest quake.