Jan 29, 2014, 10:17 PM
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Earthquake shakes Chalgard in Charmahal-Bakhtiari prov.

Tehran, Jan 29, IRNA – A relatively strong earthquake, measuring 4.1 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale, jolted suburbs of Chalgard in Charmahal-Bakhtiari Province on Wednesday evening.

According to the report released by the seismography center of Tehran University's Geophysics Institute, the tremor occurred at 19:18:47 hours local time (15:48 hours GMT) and its epicenter was at 32.56 degrees latitude and 49.99 degrees longitude and in depth of 8 kilometers underground.

The quake-stricken area is on a border area among provinces of Khuzestan, Isfahan and Lurestan.

There is no immediate report on possible casualty or damage.