A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000bmhq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bmhq. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 04:27:56 / November 13, 2017 @ 4:27 am. Exact location of event, longitude 45.8231 East, latitude 34.4378 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:57:56 / 7:57 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Al Miqdādīyah, Kifrī, . Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 4 km (3 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop), 83 km (52 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km SW of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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