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Earthquake in Iran: 4.5 magnitude quake hits Bushehr nuclear plant

State news agency IRNA said the earthquake was felt in Bushehr, site of the country's sole nuclear power plant

AFP/PTI  |  Tehran 

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A magnitude 4.5 on Wednesday rattled an area less than 50 kilometres (30 miles) from Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant near the country's Gulf coast, a US monitor said.

The quake, which had a depth of 10 kilometres, struck 17 kilometres south-southeast of Borazjan city at 6:49 am (0319 GMT), the US Geological Survey said on its website.

State news agency IRNA said the was felt in Bushehr, site of the country's sole nuclear power plant.

First Published: Wed, January 08 2020. 12:40 IST
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