Quake hits Damavand, Firouzkouh

25 September 2004 | 13:53 Code : 4300 Geoscience events
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An earthquake measuring 4.1 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale shook the cities of Damavand and Firouzkouh
An earthquake measuring 4.1 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale shook the cities of Damavand and Firouzkouh in Tehran province on Friday.
   According to the seismological base of Tehran University`s Geophysics Institute, the tremor occurred at 05:12 hours local time  (0142 GMT).
   There were no reports of casualties or any damage to property.  Iran is situated on some of the world`s most active seismic fault lines and quakes of varying magnitudes are usual occurrences. 
  

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