A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Halabjah in Iraq. Event id: us2000bsxn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bsxn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:44:36 / 6:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 45.8365° East, 34.8864° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 03:14:36 / November 13, 2017 @ 3:14 am.
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from As Sulaymānīyah (c. 723 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 83 km (51 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was As Sulaymānīyah, Kifrī, Baynjiwayn (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 35 km SSW of Halabjah, Iraq.
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