A 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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