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5.2 magnitude earthquake hits Syrian-Iraqi borders

Christian Fernsby |
An earthquake measuring 5.2 on Richter scale and at a depth of 10 km hit an area on the Syrian-Iraqi borders inside the Syrian territory.

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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.

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