Quake Hits Southern Iranian City
An earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale hit the city of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Lar in the southern province of Fars Tuesday morning.
Reporting the public relations of the Geological Survey of Iran and according to the Fars Seismological Network affiliated to Tehran University's Geophysics Institute, the quake occurred at 06:37 hours local time (03.07 GMT).
According to the report, the tremor was felt in an area measuring 54.30 degrees in longitude and 27.92 degrees in latitude.
There are no reports of any casualty or damage to property.
Quakes of varying magnitudes often occur in Iran, which is situated on some of the world's most active seismic faultlines.