A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/11/17 / 2017-11-26 05:47:30 / November 26, 2017 @ 5:47 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 45.7986 East, latitude 34.4934 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:17:30 / 9:17 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bufu. Id of event: us2000bufu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Pāveh (c. 17 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mandalī, Kifrī, Pāveh (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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