An earthquake measuring 3.9 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale shook the town of Hajiabad in the southern province of Hormuzgan early Tuesday, IRNA reported from Tehran.
The seismological base of the Geophysics Institute, affiliated to Tehran University, said the tremor, epicentered in an area south of Hajiabad, occurred at 04:21 hours local time (2351 GMT on Monday).
There were no reports of any casualty or damage caused by the quake. 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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