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Quake jolts city of Behbahan in southwestern Iran

Tehran, Jan 13, IRNA -- An earthquake measuring 3.8 on the open-ended Richter scale shook the city of Behbahan in the southwestern province of Khuzestan Thursday morning.

According to the seismological base of Tehran University's Geophysics Institute, the tremor occurred at 06:29 hours local time (02:59 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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