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11/1/03

Mild quake jolts outskirts of city of Qom in Iran

An earthquake measuring 3.5 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale shook the outskirts of Qom on Saturday afternoon, IRNA reported from Tehran.

The seismological base of the Geophysics Institute, affiliated to Tehran University, said the tremor shook the outskirts of the city of Qom at 14:31 hours local time (11:01 GMT).

Iran is situated on some of the world's most active seismic fault lines and quakes of varying magnitudes are of usual occurrence.

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