A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Ash Shatrah in Iraq. Exact location of event, longitude 46.127 East, latitude 31.6625 North, depth = 32.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009ja7. Id of event: us20009ja7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.85 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:09:58 / 7:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 16:09:58 / June 2, 2017 @ 4:09 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was ‘Afak, Ar Rumaythah, As Samawah. Close country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from An Nāşirīyah (c. 400 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from As Samawah (c. 152 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Ash Shaţrah (c. 82 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from (c. 78 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ar Rumaythah (c. 47 200 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from ‘Afak (c. 21 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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