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Massive Quake Hits Near Iran-Iraq Border, Damage Reported In Baghdad

Zero Hedge Sunday, 12 November 2017 ()
Massive Quake Hits Near Iran-Iraq Border, Damage Reported In BaghdadA 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.

Prelim M7.2 earthquake Iran-Iraq border region Nov-12 18:18 UTC, updates https://t.co/QIaZuvWNXu

— USGS Big Quakes (@USGSBigQuakes) November 12, 2017

M7.6 #earthquake (#?????) strikes 204 km NE of #Baghdad (#Iraq) 15 min ago. Effects reported by witnesses: pic.twitter.com/tUrMJAxI3f

— EMSC (@LastQuake) November 12, 2017

Eye witnesses recount:

"Terrible... Extremely horrible"

"The swaying was significant, I stood up and tried to get to a doorway and stumbled a little bit. It lasted nearly 5 minutes with the first 2 minutes being the strongest."

#breaking #erbil the earth quake felt across #iraq pic.twitter.com/NxqwMu67zT

— Steven nabil (@thestevennabil) November 12, 2017

Moments after the quake strikes Erbil people are rushing into the streets...

Moments quake strikes #Erbil, people rushing into streets. pic.twitter.com/aOhDQWBnIP

— Rekar Aziz (@Rekarricci) November 12, 2017

Everyone is standing outside in Kuwait...

#Earthquake in #kuwait. Everyone is standing outside. pic.twitter.com/WolwXLvzh3

— Imran Rafiq (@imranbird) November 12, 2017

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News video: Earthquake hits Iraq near border with Iran

Earthquake hits Iraq near border with Iran 00:42

A massive 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit the border between Iraq and Iran Sunday, killing dozens across both countries, according to several media reports. The quake felt in Tehran, Baghdad, Erbil and

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