Earthquake hits Iran oil; no damage seen
A small earthquake struck the Iranian port town of Assaluyeh, a centre for the petrochemical and oil industries and near the South Pars gas field, but did not appear to have caused any damage, Iranian media reported on Tuesday.


The 3.4-magnitude earthquake struck at 3:55 pm (1225 GMT) near Assaluyeh and surrounding villages, the Fars news agency reported. Many residents left their homes for fear of aftershocks, Fars said. (Reuters)