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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 28 km N of Ash Shatrah, Iraq



Earthquake location 31.6625S, 46.127WA 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km N of Ash Shatrah, Iraq. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 46.127° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.6625° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 32.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km N of Ash Shatrah, Iraq Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-02 16:09:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-02 17:03:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 6.569 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009ja7 Id of event.
Event Code 20009ja7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009ja7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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