Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Hits Iran, Iraq Border

Jack Phillips
By Jack Phillips
November 12, 2017Worldshare
Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Hits Iran, Iraq Border

A major, magnitude-7.2 earthquake struck near the border of Iran and Iraq on Sunday.

The U.S. Geologic Survey said the quake hit about 20 miles from Halabja, Iraq. It’s primarily focused around the Iranian city of Sulaymaniyah.

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The damage and injury toll is unclear.

The quake had a depth of around 20 miles.

Other details on the quake are unclear.

Users across the Middle East and Central Asia said they could feel a quake.

From The Epoch Times


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