7.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Iran-Iraq border area
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7 days ago

7.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Iran-Iraq border area

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake shook Iraq on Sunday, authorities said, without causing any casualties or major damage in the country or in neighbouring Iran and Turkey where it was also felt.The temblor was centred 32 kilometres southwest of Halabja, near the northeastern border with Iran, the US Geological Survey said.It struck the mountainous area of Sulaimaniyah province at 9:18 pm (local time) at a depth of 33.9 kilometres (21 miles), the monitor said.It was felt for about 20 seconds in Baghdad, and sometim

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