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Earthquake hits Iran's Semnan province

Staff Writer |
A 4.6-magnitude earthquake on Sunday morning jolted an area to the northeastern Iranian province of Semnan, about 200 kilometres east of the capital Tehran.

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According to the Seismological Centre affiliated to the University of Tehran, the tremor jolted Kalateh Khij, a region in the province's Shahroud district, neighbouring the northern province of Golestan.

The quake was registered at 36.83 degrees latitude and 55.25 degrees longitude, with a depth of 10 km. There was no immediate report of casualties or damage.


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