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09/14/08

Quakes hit several Iranian provinces


Quake jolts Hormozgan province

Tehran, Sept 14, IRNA - An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale jolted Soura city in Hormozgan province southern Iran on Sunday morning.

Local seismological centers affiliated to the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University registered the tremor at 09:51 hours local time (05:21 GMT).

The tremor was epicentered in an area located in 26.66 degrees of latitude and 55.89 degrees longitude.

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

Iran is often shaken by quakes of varying magnitudes as it sits on some of the world's most active seismic fault lines.

Quake hits northern Iran

Tehran, Sept 14, IRNA - An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale jolted suburbs of Parehsar city in Gilan province northern Iran on Saturday night.

Local seismological centers affiliated to the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University registered the tremor at 23:13 hours local time (1833 GMT).

The tremor was epicentered in an area located in 36.79 degrees in latitude and 49.72 degrees in longitude.

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

Iran is often shaken by quakes of varying magnitudes as it sits on some of the world's most active seismic fault lines.

Quake jolts areas in Fars province

Shiraz, Sept 13, IRNA - An earthquake measuring 3.0 degrees on Richter scale jolted surrounding areas of Maharloo Lake in Fars Province on Saturday.

According to the report of seismography center affiliated to the Tehran University Geophysics Institute, tremor occurred at 16:18 hours local time (12:48 GMT) and its epicenter was at 29.37 latitude and 52.90 degrees longitude.

There is no report on damage.

Maharloo Lake is located in south east of Shiraz, capital of Fars Province.

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