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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 39 km N of Mandali, Iraq



Earthquake location 34.1061S, 45.5868WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Mandali in Iraq on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 04:36:11 / November 13, 2017 @ 4:36 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 08:06:11 / 8:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 45.5868 East, latitude 34.1061 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bmhr. Unique identifier: us2000bmhr.

Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Īlām, Kifrī, Al Miqdādīyah.

In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 39 km N of Mandali, Iraq.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 45.5868° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.1061° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 39km N of Mandali, Iraq Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-13 04:36:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-13 05:32:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 285 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 4.244 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 121 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 us2000bmhr Id of event.
Event Code 2000bmhr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bmhr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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