Earthquake hits Penjwin town in Sulaymaniyah

24/05/2019 - 00:18 Published in News/Kurdistan

The Directorate of Meteorology and Seismic Monitoring in the Kurdistan region, Thursday, reported that an earthquake hit the border of "Penjwin" in the province of Sulaymaniyah.

At 6:29 am (local time) on 23 February 2019, an earthquake shook the border of Penjwin, the Directorate said in a statement.

The magnitude of the tremor was 3.6 on the Richter scale and one kilometer deep, the statement said, noting that residents in the town of Penjwin areas felt the force of the tremor.