6.3-magnitude earthquake hits western Iran, hundreds injured

In this 2017 file photo, people stand outside after an earthquake hit Iran.
(Image credit: Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocked western Iran on Sunday, leaving at least 361 people injured.

The quake was centered 12 miles from Sarpol Zahab in Kermanshah province, about six miles deep, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It hit near the border with Iraq, and was felt as far away as Baghdad. Iran's Fars News Agency says that several rural homes and buildings have been damaged, with no fatalities reported.

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