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Quake jolts southwestern regions of Iran

Tehran, Jan 24, IRNA -- A tremor measuring 3.7 on the open-ended Richter scale shook regions between the cities of Boroujen and Lordegan in the southwestern province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari on Monday.

According to the seismological base of Tehran University's Geophysics Institute, the tremor occurred at 13:27 hours local time (09:57 GMT).

There are no reports of damage to property or life 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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