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Quake jolts northeastern town of Chenaran in Iran

Tehran, May 21, IRNA-An earthquake measuring 3.5 degrees on the Richter scale hit suburbs of Chenaran city in the northeastern province of Razavi Khorasan on Friday night.

The provincial seismological center of Mashhad affiliated to the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, recorded the tremor at 23:02 hours local time (1832 GMT).

The tremble was registered in an area located in 36.88 degree latitude and 59.16 degree longitude on the outskirts of Chenaran.

There are no reports of damage to properties caused by the quake, the report added.

Iran is situated in one of the world's most active seismic fault lines and quakes of varying magnitudes are of usual occurrence.

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