A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran. Exact location, longitude 45.9749° East, latitude 34.8° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000br8f. Unique identifier: us2000br8f. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 02:59:20 / November 19, 2017 @ 2:59 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:29:20 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Kāmyārān (c. 61 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Baynjiwayn (c. 27 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Pāveh (c. 17 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baynjiwayn, Kāmyārān, Javānrūd. 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 three, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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