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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.


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.