Two earthquakes hit Khanaqin

14/11/2019 - 21:40 Published in News/Kurdistan

Iraqi seismological observatories on Thursday recorded two earthquakes measuring 3 on the Richter scale that struck an Iranian city near Khanaqin.

"An earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale at dawn on Thursday at 4:23:51 pm occurred in Sumar in Iran, 33 kilometers southeast of Khanaqin," the observatory said in a statement.

"A second earthquake measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale in Sumar at 4:35:53 is 34 kilometers southeast of Khanaqin," it said.