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Relatively strong quake rocks western Iran

Kermanshah, A 5.9-magnitude earthquake rocked an area to the western Iranian province, Kermanshah, on Sunday.

According to the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the quake rocked Tazeh Abad to the west of Kermanshah at 14:45 local time.

The quake was also felt in nearly all parts of the province.

A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit Ezgeleh in the same province in 2017 that claimed the lives of 620 and injured more than 12,000 people.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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