Earthquake of Magnitude 5.9 Hits Iran, Kills at Least Three, Injures Over 300
The earthquake occured near the border with Turkey and its epicentre is said to be Khoy, a city in Iran's West Azerbaijan Province.
New Delhi: An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 hit Iran near the border with Turkey on Saturday (January 29, 2023) and killed at least three people and injured more than 300.
The quake's epicenter is said to be Khoy, a city in Iran's West Azerbaijan Province.
Notable quake, preliminary info: M 5.9 - 7 km SW of Khowy, Iran https://t.co/Rjmgz05sSM — USGS Earthquakes (@USGS_Quakes) January 28, 2023
An official told a news channel that it was snowing in some of the affected areas, with freezing temperatures and some power cuts reported.
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