April 14, 2021, 6:47

Powerful 7.6 Magnitude Quake Occurs on Iran-Iraq Border – Reports

Powerful 7.6 Magnitude Quake Occurs on Iran-Iraq Border – Reports

The tremors were felt by many countries in the Middle East after a major earthquake hit the border between Iran and Iraq, according to a tweet by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC).

A 7.6-magnitude earthquake hit the Iran-Iraq border region on Sunday, the EMSC reported. 

The epicenter of the earthquake was located 204 kilometers (127 miles) north-east of Iraq’s Baghdad, and 108 kilometers west of Iran’s Kermanshah at a depth of 10 kilometers.

Earlier reports suggested that the quake’s magnitude stood at 7.5. The US Geological Survey reported that the quake was of a magnitude 7.2.

There’s no information about the casualties so far.

Source: sputniknews.com

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