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Quake shakes eastern Iranian cities

An earthquake, measuring four degrees on the Richter scale, shook the city of Tabas in the eastern Yazd province early Thursday but there was no immediate report of financial damage or probable casualty, IRNA reported.

The seismological bases of the province registered a quake at 06:35 (0205 GMT), with its epicenter put 40 km north of Tabas.

They also recorded another tremor with the intensity of three degrees which jolted the city of Behabad, 200 km to the southeast of Yazd, late Wednesday.

The quake, centered 20 km from Behabad, hit at 23:47, the bases said.

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