Apr 26, 2015, 4:27 PM
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4.5 richter quake hits Bushehr suburbs

Bushehr, April 26, IRNA – A 4.5-magnitude quake shook Tang Eram suburbs in Bushehr Province at 14:07 hours local time (09:37 GMT) on Sunday.

According to the Seismography Center of Tehran University's Geophysics Institute, the quake was felt at 29.34 degrees northern latitude and 51.46 degrees eastern longitude on borders of the Fars and Bushehr provinces .

No report is yet available on possible damage caused by the quake.

Iran is frequently hit by quakes. In 2003 tens of thousands of people were killed in a quake which flattened Bam.



More than 300 people died in two quakes in northwestern Iran in August this year.

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