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10/26/06

Quake hits Sandark in southern Iran

Tehran, Oct 26, IRNA-An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale hit outskirts of the city of Sandark in the southern province of Hormuzgan Thursday morning.

The seismological base of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University registered the quake at 07:03 hours local time (0333 GMT).

The quake was epicentered in an area measuring 57.33 degrees in longitude and 26.70 degrees in latitude, 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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