A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Mandali in Iraq. Exact location of earthquake, 45.6853° East, 33.7131° North, depth 37.82 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cj0m. Unique identifier: us2000cj0m. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:20:45 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.82 km (24 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/01/18 / 2018-01-12 17:50:45 / January 12, 2018 @ 5:50 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baqubah, Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb, Mehrān (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 96 km (60 miles) from Baqubah (c. 152 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mehrān (c. 11 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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