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Quake jolts Yassouj in southeastern Iran

Tehran, Nov 19, IRNA-A mild earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale hit the provincial capital of Yassouj in southeastern Kohgilouyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province in the wee hours of Saturday.

According to the seismological base of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the quake occurred at 01:11 hours local time (21:41 GMT Friday).

The tremor was felt in an area measuring 51.53 degrees in longitude and 30.58 degrees in latitude, the report added.

There are no reports of any casualty or damage to property.

Quakes of varying magnitudes often occur in Iran, which is situated on some of the world's most active seismic faultlines.

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