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Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Iran, felt in Baghdad -USGS

Sun, Aug. 26, 2018
CAIRO – 26 August 2018: A shallow, magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck about 55 miles (88 km) west-northwest of Kermanshah, in western Iran early on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake's epicenter was only 6 miles deep, the USGS said, and it was felt as far away as Baghdad, according to Iraqi government television.

There were no immediate reports of damages or casualties. Iraqi state TV added that no injuries were recorded as a result of the earthquake.
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