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Quake hits southwest Iran

Tehran, Sept 9, IRNA -- An earthquake measuring 4.3 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale hit Lordegan and its vicinity in the southwestern province of Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari early Thursday morning.

The provincial seismological base, affiliated to Geophysics Institute of Tehran University registered the quake at 02:49 hours local time Thursday (22:19 Wednesday).

No report has yet been received on possible damage to property 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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