A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Al Miqdadiyah in Iraq on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 45.2967° East, latitude 33.9588° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:06:33 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/11/17 / 2017-11-14 00:06:33 / November 14, 2017 @ 12:06 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000bn02. Event ids that are associated: us2000bn02. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kifrī, Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb, Khāliş (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Baqubah (c. 152 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Khāliş (c. 70 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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