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9/13/06

Tremor hits Lordegan in Iran's southwestern province of Char Mahal Bakhtiari

Tehran, Sept 13, IRNA-A tremor measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale hit the outskirts of the city of Lordegan in the southern province of Char Mahal Bakhtiari on Wednesday.

The seismological base of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University registered the quake at 14:07 hours local time (10:37 GMT).

The quake was epicentered in an area located at 51.11 degrees longitude and 31.69 degrees 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 lies on some of the world's most active seismic faultlines.

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