Oct 16, 2001, 12:01 AM
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province Ardebil jolt Tremors Three jolted tremors Three -- IRNA 16, Oct ,.prov Ardebil MeshkinShahr, provincial the reported tuesday Province Ardebil in Meshkinshahr .Headquarters Disasters Natural University's Tehran the to affiliated Center Seismology Tabriz around quakes the of epicenter the put Department Geophysics .Ardebil of city the of north km 130 about located Meshkinshahr, degrees 1.3 nd degrees 7.3 degrees, 3.3 measured which tremors The 10:7 and 54:6 and (58GMT:11) 18:3 at occurred scale richter the on of reports no been have There .respectively morning, Tuesday .damages or casualties Development Urban and Housing of Minister Deputy May, in Earlier Iran's that said Saleh-Abadi Ali Affairs Technological and Housing for to prone are areas urban of percent 70 over that such is location .earthquake jolted had earthquakes 950 over 1991, since that IRNA told He .others 53,300 injuring and lives 17,600 claiming Iran, 13 over 1999 in conducted studies on based said Saleh-abadi resist to reinforcement of need in are units housing million .earthquakes the on degrees 7 over measuring earthquake strong a 1990, In the as well as Gilan of province Caspian the hit scale Richter people of thousands of tens which in Zanjan, of province northwestern .lives their lost NB/HR End