January 5th, 2011
01:34 AM ET

Iran rattled by earthquake

A moderate earthquake rattled southern Iran Wednesday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The epicenter of the preliminary 5.4-magnitude quake was about 380 miles (615 kilometers) south of the capital, Tehran, or 35 miles (55 kilometers) north of Kazerun.

There were no immediate reports of damage.

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  1. RUFFNUTT

    i knew it.. they arent working on nukes... there working on an earthquake machine..

    January 5, 2011 at 1:35 am | Report abuse |
    • Diane

      We hired the swedish bikini team to jiggle their naughty bits on command to perform an earthquake in Iran today

      January 5, 2011 at 4:12 am | Report abuse |
    • HAARP TESTING IN PROGRESS

      Google HAARP.. You closer to fact then you may know

      January 5, 2011 at 12:03 pm | Report abuse |
  2. WestmontWriter

    Gosh, I hope we can get them as much of everything they need as soon as we can.

    January 5, 2011 at 2:36 am | Report abuse |
  3. FRANK

    GOOD,MAYBE IT WILL SPREAD TO NORTH KOREA TOO.

    January 5, 2011 at 2:37 am | Report abuse |
  4. Wu-Tang-Clan

    actualy theres prook of whats causing all of this stuff the 5000 birds and the 100000fish and it just so happens this is all written in a nifty book called the BIBLE GOD DID THIS

    January 5, 2011 at 2:45 am | Report abuse |
    • Doug

      So every time there's terror on this planet it's god ? Hmmm, nice to know.. thanks !

      January 5, 2011 at 3:23 am | Report abuse |
    • Chief Archangel with a secret

      ^_~

      January 5, 2011 at 3:47 am | Report abuse |
    • Dale`

      Hey, every time something bad happens in the west, some Muslim phrase Allah and it is Allah will.

      January 5, 2011 at 6:34 am | Report abuse |
    • bob

      You are correct, Doug. Countless lives have been and will continue to be taken in the name of .

      January 5, 2011 at 7:40 am | Report abuse |
  5. mr. Ontopic

    Hummm... Is there no place without an earthquake? Maybe alaska? Must be the work of those claimed mystery u.f.os. As claimed by those hard drinking FOX NEWS LOVING nifty book airforce officers? Or maybe it is just a little entertainment like thunderstorms.. comets...AND COAST TO COAST paranoia RADIO dweebs...are they fox also? Major "remote" viewer nifty book supporter ed dames and his legions? Is that his real name? Does he have a nifty book secret bunker? Someone should really check into those hysterical claims.

    January 5, 2011 at 3:18 am | Report abuse |
    • Doug

      Alaska has had some of the worst earthquakes.. wake up there !

      January 5, 2011 at 3:24 am | Report abuse |
    • porkchop

      Long live Art Bell!!!

      January 5, 2011 at 3:29 am | Report abuse |
    • webs

      so many questions....you my friend are in denial. there also was another quake in south america im pretty sure of..

      January 5, 2011 at 1:19 pm | Report abuse |
  6. fearlessdude

    The USAF is testing those 50,000 pound daizy cutters or bunker busters.

    January 5, 2011 at 3:24 am | Report abuse |
  7. Free thinking Follower (aka A contradiction in terms)

    Cast off the shoe, follow the Gourd!

    January 5, 2011 at 3:26 am | Report abuse |
  8. Mark

    @RUFFNUT Then they've infiltrated the U.S. Patent Office, because Tesla beat them to it! lol

    January 5, 2011 at 3:29 am | Report abuse |
  9. JuJu

    Whaa whaa that's baby stuff. We've had a 5.3 in MI for God's sake! What a yawner.Wake me up when its an 8.3 and even then, if its Iran, I'll hit the snooze.

    January 5, 2011 at 3:42 am | Report abuse |
  10. LOW LYF

    RUFFNUTT STILL HAS MY WOLF T-SHIRT GIVE IT BACK

    January 5, 2011 at 4:00 am | Report abuse |
    • RUFFNUTT

      that weed you gave me sucks, so im keeping the shirt.

      January 5, 2011 at 5:05 pm | Report abuse |
  11. NewRome

    Allah must have been busy helping the Americans, his true people.

    January 5, 2011 at 4:04 am | Report abuse |
  12. insecterx

    And its the fault of Israel and the Americans too!!

    January 5, 2011 at 4:27 am | Report abuse |
  13. Pete

    A 5.4? Thats not news, the earth gets at least 10 of those a day.

    January 5, 2011 at 4:37 am | Report abuse |
  14. Hailstorm

    I honestly think some people that comment on these postings have $h^t for brains.

    January 5, 2011 at 4:48 am | Report abuse |
  15. BASSEY AQUA

    I pray it shouldnt speard 2 n/korea

    January 5, 2011 at 5:01 am | Report abuse |
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