Quake hits southern town

16 August 2004 | 08:03 Code : 4152 Geoscience events
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An earthquake measuring 4 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale hit the town of Sepidan in this southern province early Monday.
An earthquake measuring 4 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale hit the town of Sepidan in this
   southern province early Monday.  According to the seismological base of the Geophysics Institute,
   affiliated to Tehran University, the tremor occurred at 05:53 hours local time (0123 GMT).
   There were no immediate reports of any casualty or damage to property.
   Iran is situated on some of the world`s most active seismic fault lines and quakes of varying magnitudes are of usual occurrence. 
   
  

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