Jul 18, 2021, 7:38 PM
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Quake hits Fars Province of Iran

Shiraz, IRNA- An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale shook the Iranian Fars Province here on Sunday.

According to the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the earthquake occurred at 19:04 p.m. local time, on July 18, and at the depth of 11 km underground.

The epicenter of the quake was located at 51.23 degrees longitude and 29.67 degrees latitude.

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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