The head of Ardebil's natural disaster headquarters, Ahmad Kan'anpour, said the tremor, measuring 5.2 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale, was epicentered in Azerbaijan.
The quake occurred at 10:31 hours local time (06:01 GMT).
There were no reports of casualties or damage.
Since 1991, over 950 earthquakes have hit the country resulting in 17,600 deaths and 53,300 injuries.
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