A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/17 / 2017-11-22 19:47:13 / November 22, 2017 @ 7:47 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 45.6268° East, 34.7568° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bt68. Unique identifier: us2000bt68. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:47:13 / 10:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tozkhurmato, As Sulaymānīyah, Javānrūd (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from As Sulaymānīyah (c. 723 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tozkhurmato (c. 59 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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