Quake hits southwest of Tehran

27 October 2004 | 13:31 Code : 4435 Geoscience events
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An earthquake measuring 3.8 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale shook the city of Saveh in Central province, south of Tehran, on Tuesday.
An earthquake measuring 3.8 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale shook the city of Saveh in Central province, south of Tehran, on Tuesday.
   According to the seismological base of Tehran University`s Geophysics Institute, the tremor occurred at 01:50 a.m. local time (22:20 GMT).
   There were no reports of any casualty or damage to property caused by the quake.
   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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