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Tremor shakes southern Iran

Tehran, Feb 5, IRNA -- A mild tremor measuring 3.9 on the open-ended Richter scale shook the city of Shoushtar in the southern province of Khuzestan Saturday morning.

According to the seismological base of Tehran University's Geophysics Institute, the earthquake occurred at 08:12 hours local time (04.42 GMT).

There were no reports of any damage to property 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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