November 12, 2017 (18:18:17 UTC)
Magnitude 7.3 Iraq
A magnitude 7.3 earthquake has occurred in the northern border region of Iran and Iraq centered about 350 kilometers (217 miles) north of Baghdad at a depth of 33.9 km (21 miles). The earthquake was felt as far away as Turkey, Israel and Kuwait.
Teachable Moment Presentation
Farsi - translation courtesy of the Geological Society of Iran
Presentation in Farsi (pdf 1.42 MB)