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Earthquake felt UAE, Kuwait, Iran and Iraq

Earthquake felt UAE, Kuwait, Iran and Iraq

Several UAE residents took to social media late Sunday night saying that they have felt some tremors corresponding to an earthquake.

An earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale has shaken people from Kurdistan through Iraq, Iran and into Kuwait

Heavy shaking was felt across the Kurdistan’s major cities of Sulaimani, Halabja, Erbil, and Duhok.

People on social media reported tremors across Iraq and into Kuwait

People scared after shaking and came out of buildings.

The temblor was centered 32 kilometers (20 miles) southwest of Halabja, and had a depth of 33.9 kilometers (21 miles), the US monitor said.