A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran on Monday. The temblor was reported at 19:05:56 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000brux. Id of event: us2000brux. Exact location, longitude 45.7424° East, latitude 34.6351° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/11/17 / 2017-11-20 15:35:56 / November 20, 2017 @ 3:35 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby 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 Javānrūd, Pāveh, Kifrī (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Pāveh (c. 17 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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