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Quake hits Izeh in southwestern Iran

Tehran, March 30, IRNA -- An earthquake measuring 3.5 degrees on the Richter scale shook the city of Izeh and its vicinity, in the southwestern province of Khuzestan at 03:45 hours local time Tuesday (23:15 GMT Monday).

The seismological base of Geophysics Institute of Tehran University registered the epicenter of the quake somewhere in the vicinity of the city of Izeh.

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.

... Payvand News - 3/30/04 ... --

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