7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Iran-Iraq Border

Strong Earthquake Jolts Iran-Iraq Border Powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake impacted at least 14 provinces, deaths reported. Massive earthquake magnitude 7.3 strikes near Iran-Iraq border leaving at least six dead as tremors reach Turkey and UAE. The earthquake hit 103 kms (64 miles) southeast of the city of As-Sulaymaniyah.

The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed the quake on its website, placing its epicenter at around 32km (19 miles) outside the Iraqi city of Halabja, and issuing an “orange” alert for “shaking-related fatalities and economic losses.”

The semi-official Iranian ILNA news agency reported that at least 14 provinces had been impacted earthquake.

 

Source: Daily Mail

Source: Mirror News

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