Strong quake hits near Iran-Iraq border, killing at least 349

The earthquake struck in Iran near the border with Iraq. In that area, the U.S. Geological Survey says, "the Arabia plate is moving towards the north with respect to Eurasia at a rate of about 26 mm/yr."
The earthquake struck in Iran near the border with Iraq. In that area, the U.S. Geological Survey says, "the Arabia plate is moving towards the north with respect to Eurasia at a rate of about 26 mm/yr."