The seismological bases affiliated to the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University reported that the tremor occurred at 05:08 hours local time (0138 GMT).
The epicenter of the earthquake was recorded at 32/32 degrees latitude and 49/33 degrees longitude on the outskirts of Lali north of the provincial capital of Ahvaz.
Another earthquake measuring 4.2 had jolted the area four minutes earlier at 05:04 hours local time (0134 GMT).
No reports have yet received on probable damage to property caused by either of the two quakes.
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