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Quake rattles Masjed Soleyman in southwestern Iran

Tehran, Feb 9, IRNA -- A mild tremor measuring 3.9 on the open-ended Richter scale shook the city of Masjed Soleyman in the southwestern province of Khuzestan on Wednesday morning.

According to the seismological base of Tehran University's Geophysics Institute, the tremor occurred at 01:50 hours local time (10.20 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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