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3/24/04

Quakes hit Zarrindasht and Shahroud in Fars and Semnan provinces of Iran

An earthquake measuring 3.4 degrees on the Richter scale hit the city of Zarrindasht, in Iran's southern province of Fars on Wednesday, IRNA reported from Shiraz.

The seismological base of Tehran University's Geophysics Institute said the tremor occurred at 12:44 hours local time (0814 GMT).

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

An earthquake measuring 4.6 degrees on the Richter scale jolted the city of Shahroud, in the northeastern province of Semnan Wednesday morning.

The seismological base of Tehran University's Geophysics Institute said the tremor occurred at 07:09 hours local time (0239 GMT).

There were no 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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