Magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocks western city of Gilan-e Gharb

January 6, 2019

TEHRAN—An earthquake measuring 5.9 on Richter scale shook the western city of Gilan-e Gharb, Kermanshah province, on Sunday. 

The quake hit the region at around 5 p.m. local time at the depth of 10 kilometeres from earth’s surface. 

According to Tasnim news agency 42 were injured but so far no deaths are reported. 

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