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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran

Earthquake location 34.6554S, 45.5857WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 45.5857° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.6554° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km NW of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-14 15:16:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-14 16:20:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.473 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000bnas Id of event.
Event Code 2000bnas An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bnas, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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