3 Earthquakes Hit Iran in Quick Succession close to Nuclear sites! 12/1/17


Just three weeks after a magnitude 7.3 quake shook Iran leaving 300 dead and more than 70,000 people in need of emergency shelter Iran is under the earthquake cosh again.

The earthquake, which hit at 2.32am GMT, was initially recorded at a magnitude of 6.3 but was later downgraded to 6.0.
The aftershock measuring in at a 5.0 magnitude struck around 15 minutes later, according to the USGS.
The earthquakes struck near Kerman which has a population of around 800,000.
An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude is considered a powerful and is capable of causing severe damage.
However, no reports have emerged about casualties or damage so far.
It follows a deadly quake in the region last month.
The Iran-Iraq border was devastated by a 7.3 magnitude earthquake on November 12 which killed 540 people and injured at least 8,000 others.
Residents look at the damage
A flattened vehicle underneath building rubble is seen following a 7.3-magnitude earthquake at Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran's Kermanshah province
A man reacts as he looks at a damaged building in Sarpol-e Zahab county in Kermanshah

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