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November 13, 2017  10:48

Sky News Arabia: Quake hits Iran-Iraq border, at least 6 dead

At least six people have been killed and dozens injured after an earthquake struck near the Iran-Iraq border, reported Sky News Arabia.

STEPANAKERT, NOVEMBER 13, ARTSAKHPRESS:The tremor occurred on Sunday evening, and it measured magnitude 7.4 on the Richter scale.

The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre informed that the epicenter of this seismic activity was 32km north of the Iranian town of Sarpol-e Zahab, and 100km southeast of the Iraqi town of Sulaymaniyah.

The hypocenter of this quake was 10km beneath the surface.

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