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Earthquake left no damage in Kuwait
November 13, 2017, 12:08 am
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The earthquake which jolted the country Sunday evening has caused no damage or security repercussions, the Ministry of Interior assured. In a press statement, the ministry said that a comprehensive security survey in addition to the reports from the police patrols across the state have detected no damage or security and traffic repercussions due to the quake.

It added that the Civil Defense Department has taken all precautionary measures in collaborations with relevant state agencies to guarantee the state security and people safety.

Kuwait Fire Services Directorate (KFSD) said the earthquake that was felt by most of people in Kuwait on Sunday did not cause any harm.It added in a statement it received more than 40 calls from people saying they felt the tremor.

Earlier, the Kuwait National Seismic Network said a tremor measuring between 4-5 degrees on Richter scale hit the country, caused by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Iraq-Iran borders.

The earthquake epicenter was in Iraq's province of Sulaimaniya, 200 kilometers northeast of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. 

 

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