A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Kifri in Iraq on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 11:29:01 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 45.4463 East, latitude 34.7023 North, depth = 89.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000bmiu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bmiu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89.7 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 08:29:01 / November 13, 2017 @ 8:29 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Al Miqdādīyah, Pāveh, Tozkhurmato (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Tozkhurmato (c. 59 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Pāveh (c. 17 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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