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Quake hits Oshnaviyeh in northwestern Iran

Orumiyeh, West Azarbaijan Prov, Aug 23, IRNA -- An earthquake measuring 3.6 degrees on the Richter scale hit the city of Oshnaviyeh in this northwestern province at 08:10 hours local time (0340 GMT) Monday.

The seismological base of Tabriz University's Geophysics Institute registered the epicenter of the quake somewhere in the vicinity of Oshnaviyeh.

There were no immediate reports of any casualty or damage to property.

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

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