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5.1-magnitude earthquake jolts southern Iran

Staff Writer |
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit Iran's southern Kerman province, Iranian media reported.

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According to ISNA agency, the temblor rocked the village of Hojedk, about 700 kilometers south of Tehran on Wednesday. It says the quake's depth was 9 kilometers.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The province has been hit by several medium-intensity earthquakes in recent days.

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