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Event: EQ Earthquake
Number: 2017-000165
Country: IRN Iran, Islamic Republic
Date (YMD): 2017-11-12
Magnitude: 7.3
Information Source:UN OCHA
Comments: At 21:18 local time (18:18 UTC) northwest Iraq/northern Iran experienced an earthquake in the magnitude of approximately 7.2 - 7.5, according to European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC). The epicenter of this earthquake is located 32kms from the city of Halabja. The earthquake was felt across Iraq, including in the cities of Baghdad, Erbil, Sulaymaniyah, Kirkuk and Basra.
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Earthquake,Iraq: On 12 November 2017 at 21:18 local time (18:18 UTC) northeast Iraq experienced an earthquake in the magnitude of 7.3 on the Richter scale, according to United States Geological Survey (USGS). There have been nine reported fatalities and over 550 people injured in Iraq.