Deadliest Earthquake of 2017 Rocks Iran and Iraq

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Iran border temblor reportedly claims over 60, is felt in Israel and Turkey

- japantimes.co.jp
13 Nov 2017
An earthquake victim is aided at Sulaimaniyah Hospital Sunday in Sulaimaniyah, Iraq. Officials in Iran reports at least 30 dead and Iraqi officials report six. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.3 temblor was centered 30 km (19 miles) southwest of Halabja, Iraq, near the border with Iran. | AFP-JIJI

Iraq border kills

13 Nov 2017
People stand in the street after feeling aftershocks from an earthquake in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. The deadly earthquake hit the region along the border between Iran and Iraq on Sunday. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was centered 19 miles (31 kilometers) outside the eastern Iraqi city of Halabja. less
- sfgate.com

Earthquake of 7 3 magnitude hits Iraq

- oneindia.com
13 Nov 2017
Us Geological Survey initially said the quake was of a magnitude 7.2, before revising it to 7.3. The earthquake hit the region along the border between Iran and Iraq on Sunday, killing at least 164 people and injuring 1,600 in Iran, an Iranian official said.

Iraq Border, Killing Scores

13 Nov 2017
Strong Quake Hits Near Iran-Iraq Border, Killing Scores : The Two-Way Iranian state media reports that more than 140 people are dead and nearly 900 injured in that country alone. But the quake struck at night and officials say the death toll was likely to rise.
- npr.org

More than 340 dead from deadly earthquake on Iran End Time Headlines

- endtimeheadlines.org
13 Nov 2017
A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the Iraq-Iran border region killed over 340 people across both countries, sent people fleeing their homes into the night and was felt as far away as the Mediterranean coast, authorities reported on Monday. Iran's western Kermanshah province bore the brunt of the temblor, with Iran's state-run news agency reporting the quake ...

Areas affected by Earthquake in Iran

13 Nov 2017
12 Nov 2017 18:18:20 UTC: The Iraqi city of Halabja was struck by a 7.3 magnitude earthquake on Sunday. The city is located close to the Iraq-Iran border. Citing the deputy governor of the Iranian province of Kermanshah Mojtaba Nikkerdar, the state-run Press TV maintained that 130 people were killed in Iran. It is estimated that more than 1,000 people were injured in the ...
- mapsofworld.com

Dead after 7 3 magnitude earthquake in Iran

- clipper28.com
13 Nov 2017
The Us Geological Survey said the quake was centered 19 miles (31 kilometers) outside the eastern Iraqi city of Halabja.More than 120 people were killed in Iran and at least several others in Iraq on Sunday when a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region, state media in the two countries said, as rescuers stepped up efforts overnight to find dozens trapped under rubble.

Strong earthquake hits Kuwait, Iraq and Iranian border

13 Nov 2017
A MASSIVE 7.3-magnitude earthquake has been recorded southeast of the city of Sulaymaniyah in Iraq. The city is located in northern Iraq, close the country's eastern border with Iran. Some social media users in Israel, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have also reported feeling tremors. The earthquake hit at 9:18pm local time at a depth of 33 kilometres.
- kuwaitup2date.com

M 7 3 earthquake hits Iran

- geologypage.com
13 Nov 2017
The November 12, 2017 M 7.3 earthquake near the Iran-Iraq border in northwest Iran (220 km northeast of Baghdad, Iraq) occurred as the result of oblique-thrust faulting at mid-crustal depth (~25 km). Preliminary focal mechanism solutions for the event indicate rupture occurred on a fault dipping shallowly to the east-northeast, or on a fault dipping steeply to the ...

More than 400 dead from earthquake in Iran

13 Nov 2017
TEHRAN, Iran (NEWS 1130) - Rescuers dug with their bare hands Monday through the debris of buildings brought down by a powerful earthquake that killed more than 400 people in the once-contested mountainous border region between Iraq and Iran, with nearly all of the victims in an area rebuilt since the end of the ruinous 1980s war.
- news1130.com

Over 400 dead from earthquake in Iran

- cbs8.com
13 Nov 2017
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake near the Iraq-Iran border killed over 400 people across both countries, sent residents fleeing their homes into the night and was felt as far away as the Mediterranean coast, authorities said Monday.

More than 400 dead after earthquake hits Iraq and Iran

13 Nov 2017
The earthquake, which struck on Sunday, was felt in several western provinces of Iran but the hardest hit province was Kermanshah. More than 300 of the victims were in Sarpol-e Zahab county in Kermanshah province, about 15km (10 miles) from the Iraq border.
- gulfbusiness.com

Iran quake kills over 300, nearly 4,000 injured

- theweathernetwork.com
13 Nov 2017
The earthquake was felt in several western provinces of Iran, but the hardest hit province was Kermanshah, which announced three days of mourning. More than 236 of the victims were in Sarpol-e Zahab county in Kermanshah province, about 15 km (10 miles) from the Iraq border.

Injured rushed to hospital after powerful Iraq earthquake

13 Nov 2017
More than 120 people were killed in Iran and at least several others in Iraq on Sunday (November 12) when a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region, state media in the two countries said, as rescuers stepped up efforts overnight to find dozens trapped under rubble.
- orient-news.net

Over 61 Dead, 300 Injured After Huge Quake Strikes Iran

- zerohedge.com
13 Nov 2017
As we detailed earlier, a 7.6 magnitude earthquake just struck near the Iran-Iraq border (in Iraq, southeast of the city of As-Sulaymaniyah, according to Us Geological Survey). Initial reports of damage in Baghdad and that the tremor was felt in Qatar, UAE, Bahrain, and Saudi Arabia.

Massive Earthquake shakes Iran Iraq to their core

13 Nov 2017
The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake measured magnitude 7.3. An Iraqi meteorology official put its magnitude at 6.5 with the epicentre in Penjwin in Sulaimaniyah province in the Kurdistan region, close to the main border crossing with Iran.Kurdish health officials said at least four people were killed in Iraq and at least 50 injured.
- globalvillagespace.com

Dead, 6600 injured as magnitude 7 3 earthquake strikes Iran

- netindian.in
13 Nov 2017
Sitting on several major fault lines, Iran is one the most seismically active countries in the world and prone to near daily quakes. In 2003, a 6.6 magnitude earthquake killed 26,000 people in Bam in southeastern Iran and flattened the historic city. In August 2012, an earthquake killed more than 250 people in East Azerbaijan Province, northwestern Iran.

Iraq Border Kills

13 Nov 2017
In this photo provided by the Iranian Students News Agency, ISNA, survivors of the earthquake warm themselves in front of destroyed buildings at the city of Sarpol-e-Zahab in western Iran, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. A powerful earthquake shook the Iran-Iraq border late Sunday, killing more than two hundred people and injuring some 2,000 in the mountainous region of Iran alone, ...
- nbcbayarea.com

Latest Toll in the Powerful Earthquake on Iran

- mojahedin.org
13 Nov 2017
Iran sits on many major fault lines and is prone to near-daily quakes. In 2003, a magnitude 6.6 earthquake flattened the historic city of Bam, killing 26,000 people. The last major casualty earthquake in Iran struck in East Azerbaijan province in August 2012, killing over 300 people.

Number Of Dead Rises Above 450 After Earthquake Strikes Iran And Iraq

13 Nov 2017
Iran's English-language Press TV said more than 450 people were killed and 7,000 were injured when the magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted the country on Sunday. Local officials expected the death toll to climb as search and rescue teams reached remote areas of Iran.
- ndtv.com

Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing

- dnaindia.com
13 Nov 2017
"The night has made it difficult for helicopters to fly to the affected areas and some roads are also cut off... we are worried about remote villages," Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said in an interview on state television. Many houses in rural parts of the province are made of mud bricks and are known to crumble easily in quake-prone Iran.The Iranian ...

Iraq earthquake rises

13 Nov 2017
The semi-official ILNA news agency said at least 14 provinces in Iran had been affected by the earthquake. Behnam Saeedi, a spokesman for the country's crisis management headquarters, told state TV that casualty figures stood at 348 killed and 6,603 injured.
- abc7.com

More than 400 dead from earthquake in Iran

- abc7ny.com
13 Nov 2017
Sunday night's magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck about 19 miles (31 kilometers) outside the eastern Iraqi city of Halabja, according to the most recent measurements from the U.S. Geological Survey. It hit at 9:48 p.m. Iran time, just as people were going to bed.

Hundreds killed in strong earthquake along Iraq Middle East Eye

13 Nov 2017
Iran is especially prone to almost daily earthquakes because it sits astride many fault lines. A magnitude 6.6 earthquake devastated the historic city of Bam in 2003, killing about 26,000 people. Many local houses there are made of mud bricks, which can crumble easily.
- middleeasteye.net

Iran, Iraq earthquake death toll reaches

- rte.ie
13 Nov 2017
Turkish Red Crescent Chairman Kerem Kinik told broadcaster NTV that Red Crescent teams in Erbil were preparing to go to the site of the earthquake, and that Turkey's national disaster management agency, AFAD, and National Medical Rescue Teams were also preparing to head into Iraq.

Iraq border, leaves 339 dead

13 Nov 2017
The epicenter of the quake, which occurred at around 09:18 pm local time on Sunday (0010 GMT on Monday), was 32 kilometers south of the Iraqi city of Halabja, in Iraqi Kurdistan, and just across the border from Iran, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).
- presstv.com

Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Iraq

- telesurtv.net
13 Nov 2017
An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 has hit Iraq near the Iranian border, striking 32 kilometers southwest of the city of Halabjah at 9:18 p.m. local time, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. An Iraqi meteorology official put its magnitude at 6.5 according to preliminary information
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