A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Ilam in Iran on Monday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:13:54 / 2:13 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us2000bmk6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bmk6. Exact location of event, longitude 46.1337 East, latitude 33.9174 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 10:43:54 / November 13, 2017 @ 10:43 am.
Event epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Kahrīz (c. 766 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Kermānshāh (c. 621 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Mehrān (c. 11 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kahrīz, Kermānshāh, Mehrān. Close country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, 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 has occurred nearby.
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