Oct 5, 2020, 11:55 AM
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4-Richter tremor jolts NW Iran

Tehran, Oct 5, IRNA - An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale rocked the city of Ardebil in West Azarbaijan Province on Monday.

According to the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the earthquake occurred at 10:26 hours local time (06:56 GMT) and at the depth of 14 km underground.

No report has so far been released on the likely casualties or damage to the property.

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


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