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M6.3 Earthquake Eastern Iran

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I felt a lot of mental and physical stress yesterday. I feel quite a bit better today. Don't know if it's just a coincidence.  

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6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Eastern Iran

https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201712011059588575-iran-earthquake/

The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre has registered a shallow-quake 65 kilometers northeast Iranian city of Kerman.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Iran on Friday, weeks after a devastating quake claims more than 500 lives, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre.

© AP Photo/ Vahid Salemi

Iran Earthquake Death Toll Climbs to 530, More Than 8,000 Injured - Reports

The shallow-quake was registered at 02:32 UTC. Its epicenter lied 65 kilometers (40 miles) northeast of Kerman, populated by over 500,000, and some 489 kilometers (303 miles) east of Shiraz, which has a population of 1.2 million.

The agencies also registered a 5.0-magnitude aftershock in the same area minutes later.

A massive earthquake which struck eastern Iraq and western Iran on November 12 has claimed the lives of at least more than 500 people and injured over 8,000.

According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, the earthquake consisted of two seismic events one after another with magnitudes of 7.2 and 7.3 on the Richter scale.

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18 minutes after this Iran quake we got this one 

6.0 - 59km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea

2017-12-01 02:50:00 UTC6.140°S   147.601°E52.7 km depth

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M 6.0 - 58km NNE of Kerman, Iran

2017-12-01 02:32:46 UTC

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