Mar 27, 2020, 4:16 PM
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4.3-Richter tremor jolts SW Iran

Ahvaz, March 27, IRNA - An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale shook the city of Guriyeh, Khuzestan Province, on Friday.

According to the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the earthquake occurred at 15:13 hours local time (11:43 GMT) and at the depth of 10 km underground.

No report has so far been released on the likely casualties or damages to the properties.

All rescue and emergency teams are now on alert at the accident site.

Iran sits on major fault lines and is prone to near-daily earthquakes.


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