A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 45.5857° East, latitude 34.6554° North, depth = 12.88 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/11/17 / 2017-11-14 15:16:05 / November 14, 2017 @ 3:16 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 18:16:05 / 6:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.88 km (8 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bnas. Id of event: us2000bnas.
Close country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tozkhurmato, Javānrūd, Pāveh (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Tozkhurmato (c. 59 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Pāveh (c. 17 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km NW of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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