Quake rattles northwestern Iran

12 September 2004 | 08:07 Code : 4245 Geoscience events
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An earthquake measuring 3.4 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale shook the city of Khoy in this northwestern province on Sunday.
An earthquake measuring 3.4 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale shook the city of Khoy in this
   northwestern province on Sunday. According to the seismological base of Tehran University`s
   Geophysics Institute, the tremor occurred at 02:33 a.m. local time. There were no immediate reports of any casualty or damage to property.
   Iran is situated on some of the world`s most active seismic faultlines and quakes of varying magnitudes are usual occurrences. 
   
  

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