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4.5 Quake shakes northwestern Iranian city of Khoi

An qarthquake measuring 4.5 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale jolted Khoi in the northwestern province of West Azerbaijan Thursday evening, IRNA reported from Orumiyeh.

The seismological base of the Geophysics Institute, affiliated to Tehran University, registered the tremor at 21:43 hours local time (1813 GMT), with its epicenter inside the Turkish territory.

No casualties or damage have yet been reported.

The quake follows a moderate jolt of 5.2 degrees on the Richter scale that shook Bilesavar in the northwestern province of Ardebil Sunday morning with no reported casualties or damage.

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