An earthquake with the intensity of 3.9 degrees on the Richter scale hit the city of Kazeroun, in the southern province of Fars, at 11:16 hours local time (07:46 GMT) Wednesday, IRNA reported from Shiraz.
The provincial seismological base, affiliated to the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, registered the epicenter of the quake somewhere in northwestern Kazeroun.
No report has yet been received on any possible 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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