Magnitude 7.3 Earthquake Iran/Iraq Border

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The USGS has up-to-date details on the November 12, 2017 event.

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck Iran near the border with Iraq on November 12, 2017at 9:18 pm local time, 1:18 pm Eastern Standard Time.

Visit the USGS event page for more information. For estimates of casualties and damage, visit the USGS Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) website.

If you felt this earthquake, report your experience on the “USGS Did You Feel It?” website for this event.

Map showing the epicenter of the November 12, 2017 Iran/Iraq Earthquake
Regional map showing the November 12, 2017 earthquake in Iran(Public domain.)

The USGS operates a 24/7 National Earthquake Information Center in Colorado that can be reached for more information at 303-273-8500.

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