Quake Hits Southern Iran

A0090568105.jpgAn earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale jolted the town of Mehr in Iran’s southern province of Fars on Sunday. The seismological base of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University registered the quake at 11:10:29 hours local time (07:40:29 GMT).

The epicenter of the quake was located in an area measuring 52.97 degrees in longitude and 27.60 degrees in latitude.

No reports have yet been received on the possible number of casualties or damage to properties by the quake.

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