Sunday, November 12, 2017

7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes Iran-Iraq border region (local time: 21:18, Depth 19 km)

7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes Iran-Iraq border region
Powerful 7.2 Magnitude Quake Occurs on Iran-Iraqi Border.
The tremors were felt by many countries in the Middle East  and been felt as far away as Turkey, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates.

It initially said the quake was of a magnitude 7.2, before revising it to 7.3

Iranian state media said it was felt in several provinces, with eight villages damaged and electricity cut.

Kurdish TV also said many people in Iraqi Kurdistan fled their homes when it struck but there were no initial reports of casualties.

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Magnitude Mw 7.2
Region IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
Date time 2017-11-12 18:18:17.0 UTC
Location 34.83 N ; 45.84 E
Depth 19 km
Distances
204 km NE of Baghdad, Iraq / pop: 5,673,000 / local time: 21:18:13.7 2017-11-12
108 km W of Kermānshāh, Iran, Islamic Republic of / pop: 622,000 / local time: 21:48:13.7 2017-11-12
22 km NE of Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb, Iran, Islamic Republic of / pop: 51,700 / local time: 21:48:13.7 2017-11-12
 emsc-csem.org
 12/11/17
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7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes Iran-Iraq border region

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