A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.46 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000bmgc. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bmgc. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 00:20:56 / November 13, 2017 @ 12:20 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:50:56 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 45.7636° East, 34.5425° North, depth 45.46 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Event epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Pāveh (c. 17 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mandalī, Pāveh, Kifrī (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km NW of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran.
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