A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:35:35 / 8:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/11/17 / 2017-11-12 17:35:35 / November 12, 2017 @ 5:35 pm. Exact location of event, depth 22.93 km, 45.7067° East, 34.6151° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.93 km (14 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bmbn. Unique identifier: us2000bmbn.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pāveh (c. 17 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Javānrūd, 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 eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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