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Quake jolts Sepidan in Iran's southern province of Fars

Tehran, Feb 13, IRNA-An earthquake measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale jolted the vicinity of Sepidan city in Fars province in the wee hours on Monday.

According to the province's seismological base affiliated to the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the quake occurred at 14:21 hours local time (10:51 GMT).

The quake was felt in an area measuring 52.25 degrees in longitude and 30.07 degrees in latitude.

Force four quake is not strong enough to cause any damage.

Iran is often hit by quakes of varying magnitudes as it sits on some of the world's most active seismic fault lines.

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