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Quake jolts southwestern town of Dehloran in Iran

An earthquake measuring 3.7 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale shook the town of Dehloran in the southwestern province of Ilam Sunday night, IRNA reported.

The seismological base of the Geophysics Institute, affiliated to Tehran University, said the tremor, epicentered in an area 40 km east of Dehloran, occurred at 23:03 hours local time (1933 GMT).

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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