A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Halabjah in Iraq. Unique identifier: us2000bsyy. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bsyy. Exact location, longitude 45.8073° East, latitude 34.9133° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 14:01:48 / November 13, 2017 @ 2:01 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:01:48 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from As Sulaymānīyah (c. 723 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Baynjiwayn (c. 27 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Pāveh (c. 17 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kifrī, As Sulaymānīyah, Baynjiwayn.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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