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Quake hits suburbs of city of Shiraz in Iran

Shiraz, Fars Prov, March 21, IRNA -- A 3.1-Richter quake hit an area 39 kilometers northwest of Shiraz at 11:23 (06:53 GMT) hours local time on Sunday, according to Fars Seismological Base, affiliated to Tehran University Geophysics Institute's Seismological Center.

No report is yet available on likely toll or damage.

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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