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Quake hits Shoushtar in southwestern Iran

Tehran, June 14, IRNA-An earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale hit northern areas of the city of Shoushtar in southwestern Khuzestan province in the wee hours of Wednesday.

The seismological base of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University registered the quake at 05:13 hours local time (01:43 GMT).

The quake was epicentered in an area measuring 48.8 degrees in longitude and 32.31 degrees in latitude, the report added.

There have been no reports of any casualty or damage to property caused by the quake.

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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