A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Mandali in Iraq. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d897. Unique identifier: us2000d897. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:22:01 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 20.04 km, 45.6934° East, 33.5174° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.04 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 16/02/18 / 2018-02-16 18:22:01 / February 16, 2018 @ 6:22 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Al ‘Azīzīyah, Al Miqdādīyah, Īlām. Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Al ‘Azīzīyah (c. 44 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Mehrān (c. 11 800 pop).
Every 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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 28 km SSE of Mandali, Iraq.
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