Quake hits northeastern Iran

Iran Materials 1 October 2007 13:38

( Irna ) - An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale jolted suburbs of Qazi town in the northeastern province of North Khorassan Monday morning.

The seismological base of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, registered the quake at 06:37 hours local time (0307 GMT).

The quake was epicentered in an area measuring 56.51 degrees in longitude and 37.56 degrees in latitude, the report added.

There are no reports of any casualty or damage to property caused by the quake.

Iran is often hit by quakes of varying magnitudes as it sits on some of the world's most active seismic fault lines.