Earthquake hits "Azmar" Mountain in Sulaymaniyah

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 14:20

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale hit several areas in the Kurdistan Region.

The Iraqi Meteorological and Seismic Monitoring Directorate said in a statement Wednesday that seismic observatories recorded an earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale at the center of "Azmar Mount" in Sulaymaniyah province, 18 km northeast of Khanaqin.

Pointed out that residents of the neighboring areas felt the quake without causing material or human casualties.

 

 

M.B