Iran: Earthquakes strike off southern coast, no damage or injuries reported
The US Geological Survey said two magnitude 4.7 temblors struck, followed by a 5.3 off the island near the strategic Strait of Hormuz.
Iran reported no immediate damage from the quakes.
Iran lies on major seismic faults and experiences one earthquake a day on average.
In 2003, a magnitude 6.6 earthquake flattened the historic city of Bam, killing 26,000 people.
A magnitude 7 earthquake that struck western Iran in 2017 killed more than 600 people and injured more than 9,000.