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Earthquake Magnitude-6.3 Hits Iran

April 9, 20913

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake has struck near Bushehr in southern Iran, the US Geological Survey said Tuesday.

The quake hit at 4:22 pm (1152 GMT), at a depth of 10 kilometres, and 89 kilometres south-east of Bushehr. There is a nuclear power plant in the area of Bushehr.



Source: Copyright 2013 dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH


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