On the border of Iran and Iraq began a series of earthquakes

On the border of Iran and Iraq on April 20, a series of earthquakes, the strongest of which reached magnitude 5.1.

The epicenter was in shock 74 miles from the Iraqi city of Amarah. The earthquake lies at a depth of 34.2 kilometers.

The earthquake followed by a series of aftershocks, the magnitude of the most powerful of which reached 5.0.
Information on casualties or damage were reported.

On Wednesday near the city of Bam in southeastern Iran, there was also an earthquake of magnitude 5.1.

Note that Iran is among the ten most earthquake-prone regions of the world, there is almost every 10 years, an earthquake with magnitude greater than 7.0.

6.3 magnitude earthquake victims in Bam in December 2003 were more than 30 thousand people, about 42 thousand were injured. The ancient city of Bam, and the famous fortress was almost completely destroyed.

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