A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Mandali in Iraq. The temblor was reported at 03:07:17 / 3:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 45.6577° East, 33.8915° North. Global time and date of event 12/11/17 / 2017-11-12 23:37:17 / November 12, 2017 @ 11:37 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000bmg1. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bmg1.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Īlām, Al Miqdādīyah, Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, 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 have been detected 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 18 km NNE of Mandali, Iraq.
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