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  Tevet 24, 5772 , 19/01/12

Earthquake Hits Northern Iran

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit northern Iran Thursday. The epicenter was next to the city of Neyshabur, 420 miles north of Tehran, according to Iranian sources.

Thirty-six people were lightly injured. No significant damage was immediately reported, although the windows of some buildings were shattered.

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