Kuwait ministries say no damage caused by earthquake, tremors

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake occurred 265km away from Kuwait, but caused no damage in the Gulf state

An earthquake in Iran caused tremors in Kuwait.
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An earthquake in Iran caused tremors in Kuwait.

A 5.9-magnitutude earthquake that occurred in Western Iran nearly 256km away from Kuwait caused tremors in various parts of the GCC country, according to the Kuwait National Seismic Network, a part of Kuwait Institute of Scientific Research.

State news agency Kuna reported that undersecretary at Kuwait's Ministry of Electricity and Water, Eng Mohammad Boushaeri, said the ministry’s facilities and projects were not affected by the quake, adding that all facilities are working normally.

Kuwait Fire Service Directorate confirmed in another Kuna report that no property loss was reported following the tremors.

Additionally, Kuwait’s Interior Ministry said that while it received reports of injuries, none resulted in any losses or damages.

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