MOSCOW, February 6. /TASS/. Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova reports that another earthquake was felt in Baghdad, where a delegation led by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is on an official visit.
"An earthquake was felt again in Baghdad," the spokeswoman wrote on her Telegram channel. In addition, the diplomat uploaded a video, noting that "the daytime earthquake in Baghdad shook the balance of heavy chandeliers in administrative buildings."
The Shafaq News site also revealed that residents of Baghdad and Erbil, the capital of the Iraqi Kurdistan, felt tremors on Monday. According to the news portal, the earthquake occurred at 1:30 p.m. local time (same time in Moscow).
No information about casualties or material damage has been reported so far.
Earlier on Monday, TASS reported from the site that tremors were felt in the Iraqi capital following Monday's 7.4-magnitude earthquake in southeastern Turkey. The jolts lasted for several minutes around 4:20 a.m. (same time in Moscow), with walls shaking in buildings. Residential neighborhoods and hotels in the city center were not damaged.
According to updated reports, the death toll from the earthquake that rocked Turkey rose to 912 people, and to 326 people in neighboring Syria.