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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran



Earthquake location 34.5425S, 45.7636WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 45.7636° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.5425° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NW of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran 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 00:20:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-13 00:30:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 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 312 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 3.996 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 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 us2000bmgc Id of event.
Event Code 2000bmgc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bmgc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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