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Tremor shakes Iran's northwestern province of East Azarbaijan

Tehran, Feb 4, IRNA -- A tremor measuring 3.7 on the open-ended Richter scale shook Tabriz, the capital city of northwestern province of East Azarbaijan, in the wee hours of Friday.

According to the seismological base of Tehran University's Geophysics Institute, the minor earthquake, epicentered in Tabriz, occurred at 01:44 hours local time (2214 GMT on Thursday).

There were no reports of any damage to properties 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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