A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran. 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 15:36:48 / November 13, 2017 @ 3:36 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bsy2. Id of event: us2000bsy2. The temblor was reported at 19:06:48 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 45.7618° East, 34.2831° North, depth 17.89 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.89 km (11 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Javānrūd, Kifrī, Al Miqdādīyah. Event epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 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-five, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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