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Quake hits Qeshm island in Persian Gulf

Tehran, Nov 28, IRNA-An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale hit the southern island of Qeshm in Hormuzgan province bordering the Persian Gulf Monday night.

The seismological base of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University registered the quake at 21:32 hours local time (1802 GMT).

The quake was epicentered in an area measuring 26.73 degrees in latitude and 55.79 degrees in longitude, the report added.

There are 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 faultlines.

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