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Quake hits city if Sardasht in southern Iran

Tehran, July 20, IRNA -- An earthquake measuring 3.8 degrees on open-ended Richter scale rattled the southern city of Sardasht, in southern Khuzestan province, early Tuesday.

The seismological base of Tehran University's Geophysics Institute recorded the tremor at 7:51 a.m. (local time).

There were no immediate reports of any casualty or damage to property caused by the quake.

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

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