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At least three people died after a series of earthquakes struck southern Iran

(CNN)According to state management, a series of earthquakes that struck southern Iran on Saturday killed at least three people and injured eight. did. IRIB news agency.

According to the US Geological Survey (USGS) website, four separate earthquakes were recorded near the port city of Bandarelenge in southern Iran, including a magnitude 6.1 registered earthquake.

The European-Mediterranean Seismological Center also recorded a magnitude 6.2 earthquake in southern Iran.

CNN staff may feel shaking in the United Arab Emirates, according to field reports.

Other affected countries include Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar and Afghanistan, according to the USGS.

The area is known for seismic activity, and the USGS was included in an update that the "seismic sequence" reported in the last few hours was "relatively common." increase.

At leastpeople have diedafter a series of earthquakes in southern Iran last November.