A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran on Wednesday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:34:03 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000bt6p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bt6p. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 45.6353 East, latitude 34.7981 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: 22/11/17 / 2017-11-22 20:34:03 / November 22, 2017 @ 8:34 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from As Sulaymānīyah (c. 723 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tozkhurmato (c. 59 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tozkhurmato, As Sulaymānīyah, Javānrūd (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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