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BREAKING: 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Iran

breaking newsA magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck Iran on Tuesday, according to the United States Geographical Survey.

Reuters cited witnesses as saying that tall buildings shook as far as way as New Delhi, India, with the tremors sending people running into the streets. Intense shaking was also felt in southern Pakistan.

The quake struck at 3:44 p.m. local time about 50 miles east of the city of Khash and near the Pakistani border, the USGS reported.

 

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Sources: Reuters and NBC News

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