Saturday, August 25, 2018

M6.1 Quake Hits Western Iran - Felt In Baghdad

Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Iran, felt in Baghdad

A shallow, magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck about 55 miles (88 km) west-northwest of Kermanshah, in western Iran early on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake’s epicenter was only 6 miles deep, the USGS said, and it was felt as far away as Baghdad, according to Iraqi government television.

There were no immediate reports of damages or casualties.

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