Iraq records more quakes overnight at borders with Iran

Aftermath of the earthquake that hit the Iraqi-Iranian borders

Baghdad ( Iraq’s borders with Iran have been hit with five more earthquakes since Thursday night and through early Friday, Iraqi authorities said on Friday.

The Iraqi Meteorology Organization and Seismology said in a statement that Iraqi borders with Iran were affected by five quakes originating from Iran’s Sumar, on the borders with Mandali, a town in Iraqi’s Diyala.

It measured the earthquakes’ aftershocks by 3.1-5.5 Richters.

It said residents of most Iraqi provinces felt the tremor.

A violent earthquake hit the Iraqi borders with Iran in November 2017, causing more than 400 deaths and thousands of injuries.

Since then, aftershocks have been recorded at the same regions.

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