A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Iran-Iraq border region kilometers (0 miles) from Iran-Iraq border region. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.34 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 45.3812° East, 34.1883° North, depth 27.34 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bmmh. Unique identifier: us2000bmmh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:00:46 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 15:00:46 / November 13, 2017 @ 3:00 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Baqubah (c. 152 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Khāliş (c. 70 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khāliş, Baqubah, Kifrī (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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