A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us2000bn2g. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bn2g. Exact location of earthquake, 45.7053° East, 34.495° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/11/17 / 2017-11-14 01:45:49 / November 14, 2017 @ 1:45 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:15:49 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Al Miqdādīyah, Pāveh, Mandalī (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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