Quake Hits Tehran

An earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale jolted Shar-e Rey in the vicinity of Iran’s capital city of Tehran on Friday. The seismological base of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University registered the quake at 15:00 hours Tehran local time (11:30 GMT).

Head of the Earthquake Committee of Iran’s Natural Disasters and Incidents Mahmoud Fatemi Aghda said despite some rumors, the quake has not inflicted any damage to properties leaving no casualties.

The official also stressed that at present no threat is posed to Tehran in this regard.

Meantime, reports said that officials are now studying position and possibility of aftershocks and the relevant arrangements and measures needed in this ground.

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