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Magnitude 5.3 quake hits southern Iran

The 5.3-magnitude earthquake hit the cities of Shiraz, Mamasani and Sepidan at 09:25 a.m. local time (0555 GMT) on Wednesday, triggering panic among local residents, PressTV informs. The epicenter of the tremor was in an area located 30.20 degrees in latitude and 51.79 degrees in longitude, in the suburbs of Sepidan in northwest of Fars Province, according to the Iranian Seismological Center. The quake shook buildings and shattered windows of buildings in Sepidan and Mamasani, causing people in the quake-stricken areas to pour into the streets, IRNA reported.

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