An earthquake measuring 7.2 hits southeast Sulaimaniya in Iraq
The US Geological Survey said a 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit Iraq on Sunday, 103 km southeast of Sulaymaniyah.

The body initially said the magnitude of the quake was 7.2 degrees but adjusted to 7.3 degrees.

An Iraqi meteorological official said a strong earthquake hit large areas of Iraq on Sunday, including the capital, Baghdad. The official said the preliminary data indicated that his strength was 6.5 degrees.

The Observatories of the General Commission for Meteorology and Earthquake Monitoring in Iraq recorded an earthquake in the region of Penjwin southeast of the province of Sulaymaniyah on the Iraqi-Iranian border by 7.6 Richter and spread its effects to include all the provinces of Iraq.

Observatories called on Iraqi citizens to abide by the seismic orders issued by the General Organization for Meteorology and Earthquake Monitoring.

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