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9/12/04

Quake rattles Khoy in northwestern Iran

Orumiyeh, W. Azarbaijan, Sept 12, IRNA -- An earthquake measuring 3.4 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale shook the city of Khoy in northwestern province of West Azarbaijan on Sunday.

According to the seismological base of Tehran University's Geophysics Institute, the tremor occurred at 02:33 a.m. local time.

There were no immediate reports of any casualty or damage to property.

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

... Payvand News - 9/12/04 ... --



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