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Quake hits southern Iranian city of Minab

Tehran, April 21, IRNA -- An earthquake measuring 3.7 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale jolted the city of Minab, in the southern province of Hormuzgan, Wednesday morning.

The seismological base of Tehran University's Geophysics Institute said the tremor occured at 08:45 hours local time (04.15 GMT). There were no immediate reports of any casualties or damage to property 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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