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2 successive aftershocks shake Diyala's Khanaqin on Monday

Two aftershocks on Monday struck Khanaqin city of Diyala governorate after the 7.2 magnitude earthqu
Two aftershocks on Monday struck Khanaqin city of Diyala governorate after the 7.2 magnitude earthquake shook the Iraq-Iran border zone, and other Gulf states on Sunday.

In a statement, the office of Khanaqin's mayor said ten aftershocks struck Khanaqin city since yesterday, expecting more waves of aftershocks to come.

The US Geological Survey said the epicentre was about 20 miles (32km) southwest of the city of Halabjah and measured 7.2. Over the border in Iran, the country's seismological centre said a 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit Azgaleh


For Iraq, the most extensive damage was in the town of Darbandikhan, around 50 miles (80km) east of the city of Sulaimaniyah in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region.
Last Modified: Monday، 13 November 2017 09:28 PM
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venze
venze
Tuesday، 14 November 2017 04:19 AM
A new 6.5 earthquake after the 7.3 Iran/Iraq quake hits Costa Rica. My thought goes to the victims of these disasters. More quakes are likely to happen, anyplace, anytime. Be prepared.