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03/02/08

Quake trembles Persian Gulf island of Qeshm

Tehran, March 2, IRNA - An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale suburbs of the island of Qeshm in the Persian Gulf, southern Iran, Saturday evening.

The Geophysics Institute of Tehran University registered the quake at 020:08 hours local time (1638 GMT).

The quake was epicentered in an area located 56.19 degrees in longitude and 26.88 degrees in latitude, the report added.

There is no report of any casualty or damage to property caused by the quake.

Force four quake or below is not strong enough to cause damage.

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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