• Monday, 21 January 2019

5.8 magnitude quake jolts Iran-Iraq border

Tehran [Iran], Jan 06: An earthquake measuring 5.8 on Richter scale struck the Iran-Iraq border region on Sunday.

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported that the epicentre of the quake was located around 41kilometers south-west of Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran around 13:42 pm (UTC).

According to reports, tremors had a depth of 8.9 km.

However, no casualties or damage to property has been reported so far.

Further details are awaited.