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Moderate quake rattles western Iran, no casualties

Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency says a 5.9-magnitude earthquake has jolted the country’s western province of Kermanshah, with no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

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Two minor quakes ‘wrongly trigger’ Japan’s alert system

Millions of people in Tokyo received a loud alert Friday that a “strong” earthquake was about to hit — but it proved to be a false alarm apparently triggered by geological chance.