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.
The damage and injury toll is unclear.
The quake had a depth of around 20 miles.
Prelim M7.2 earthquake Iran-Iraq border region Nov-12 18:18 UTC, updates https://t.co/QIaZuvWNXu
— USGS Big Quakes (@USGSBigQuakes) November 12, 2017
Other details on the quake are unclear.
Users across the Middle East and Central Asia said they could feel a quake.
Did y’all feel the earthquake cuz sarah and I sure did
— جود (@Itsjude_) November 12, 2017
I think I just felt an earthquake!!
— Mohammed A. Al-Sabah (@mohammedalsabah) November 12, 2017
Did anyone just experience a light earthquake in kuwait? Our house in Bayan rocked for a bit
— Hassan Hayat (@hahayat) November 12, 2017
— The Cool Aunt (@thecoolauntau) November 12, 2017
I have a friend in Iraq that just said a 7.6 earthquake has struck the Iran/Iraq border. He felt it in Baghdad.
— Based Monitored??? (@BasedMonitored) November 12, 2017
— Kurdistan 24 English (@K24English) November 12, 2017
THERE WAS JUST AN EARTHQUAKE WTAF..
— Brijie • August Reinhardt’s Lane (@itsmebrijie) November 12, 2017
— Omar Marafie (@Kw_Soul) November 12, 2017
From The Epoch Times
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