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Quake jolts Isfahan province of Iran

Tehran, July 15, IRNA - An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale shook the vicinity of Jandaq in Isfahan province on Tuesday.

The Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, registered the tremor at 11:21 hours local time (0651 GMT).

The earthquake was epicentered in an area located in 54.40 degrees east in longitude and 33.67 degrees north in latitude.

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.

Jandaq is a small city located in southern part of the central desert of Iran, northeast of Isfahan province.

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