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Earthquake hits Mehran in western Iran

Tehran, March 28, IRNA - An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale hit outskirts of the city of Mehran on Iran-Iraq joint border line Wednesday.

The seismological base of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University registered the quake at 07:28 hours local time (0358 GMT).

The quake was epicentered in an area measuring 46.36 degrees in longitude and 32.93 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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