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At least 40 killed as 7.5-magnitude quake hit southeastern Iran


20:28, April 16, 2013

TEHRAN, April 16 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 7.5- magnitude on the Richter scale hit Saravan city in Iran's southeastern Sistan and Baluchestan provinces at 15:14:17 (10:44: 17 GMT) on Tuesday, causing at least 40 dead so far, according to Press TV.

The epicenter, with a depth of 18 km, was initially determined to be at 28.04 degrees north latitude and 62.03 degrees east longitude, according to the report.


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