Earthquake hits the province of Halabja

23/02/2019 - 15:21 Published in News/Kurdistan

The General Authority for Meteorology and Seismic Monitoring; Thursday; an earthquake was recorded in the province of Halabja.

A statement issued by the agency said that its observatories "recorded an earthquake on Thursday afternoon in Kermanshah - Iran "; noting that "its strength was 4.3 degrees on the Richter scale; the quake was 29 km southeast of the province of Halabja."

"The citizens in Halabja and neighboring border areas felt it and no damage was reported," the statement said.

Called on citizens to "take caution and keep away from rumors and false news, and abide by the seismic commandments."