5.2 magnitude earthquake hits Syrian-Iraqi borders
Topics: SYRIA IRAQ
A source at the National Center for Earthquakes, in a statement to SANA, said that at 1:17 pm, an earthquake hit the area of Sinjar Mountains, 530 km from Damascus, and it was felt by people in Hassakeh and Deir ez-Zor.
The source added that the earthquake was preceded by another earthquake measuring 4.4 on Richter scale, which hit the same area at 12:02 pm, 540 km away from Damascus. ■