A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Ilam in Iran. Exact location of event, longitude 46.4 East, latitude 33.9156 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us2000dduv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dduv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 19:01:06 / March 7, 2018 @ 7:01 pm. The temblor was detected at 22:31:06 / 10:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Kahrīz (c. 766 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kermānshāh (c. 621 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Mehrān (c. 11 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mehrān, Mandalī, Kahrīz (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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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