A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Halabjah in Iraq on Monday. The temblor was reported at 07:41:42 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). 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: 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 04:41:42 / November 13, 2017 @ 4:41 am. Unique identifier: us2000bsxg. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bsxg. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 45.8121° East, 35.0671° North, depth 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from As Sulaymānīyah (c. 723 200 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Baynjiwayn (c. 27 100 pop). Close country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kifrī, Javānrūd, Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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