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Quake jolts Ilam in Iran, no damage is reported

Ilam, April 5, IRNA-An earthquake measuring 4.2 degrees on Richter scale jolted Salehabad area and Ilam city on Wednesday evening.

According to the seismographic center affiliated to Tehran University Geophysics Institute the tremor occurred at 21:03 local time (17:33 GMT) and its epicenter was around Salehabad area, 35 kilometers southwest of Ilam city.

Local authorities and the IRNA Bureau reported the quake has no casualties or damage.

Ilam city, capital of Ilam province, is located 700 kilometers southwest of Tehran.

Residences of the jolted area have left their houses because of the tremor and are staying out for safety.

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