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4/15/07

Quake hits Qal'e Khajeh in Iran's Khuzestan province

Tehran, April 15, IRNA - An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale jolted outskirts of the city of Qal'e Khajeh in the southwestern province of Khuzestan Sunday morning.

The seismological base of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University registered the quake at 07:26 hours local time (0356 GMT).

The quake was epicentered in an area measuring 49.44 degrees in longitude and 32.16 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 fault lines.

... Payvand News - 4/15/07 ... --



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