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Western Iranian city shaken by quake again

Tehran, A 4.2-magnitude quake shook parts of Tazeh Abad, center of Salas Babajani, Kermanshah province Sunday.

The quake took place at 21:18 hours local time (16:48 GMT) at the depth of eight kilometers underground.

Earlier, a strong earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale hit Tazeh Abad at 14:37 hours local time (10:07 GMT) Sunday, injuring 156 people. 54 residential units were damaged and power supply to 15 villages were cut off.

The quake was also felt in nearly all parts of the province.

A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit Ezgeleh in the same province in 2017 that claimed the lives of 620 and injured more than 12,000 people.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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