A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Mandali in Iraq. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/01/18 / 2018-01-31 21:29:10 / January 31, 2018 @ 9:29 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000cdef. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000cdef. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 45.7439 East, latitude 33.6339 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:59:10 / 12:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Al Miqdādīyah, Mehrān, Īlām. Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop), 69 km (43 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).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 21 km SE of Mandali, Iraq.
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