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Iran: Quake hits Bardkhoun in southern province of Bushehr

Tehran, Jan 2, IRNA-An earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale jolted outskirts of the city of Bardkhoun in the southern province of Bushehr early Tuesday.

The seismological base of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, registered the quake at 04:02 hours local time (0032 GMT).

The quake was epicentered in an area measuring 51.55 degrees in longitude and 28.19 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.

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