A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran. 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). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/03/18 / 2018-03-28 01:55:30 / March 28, 2018 @ 1:55 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d9zw. Unique identifier: us1000d9zw. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 45.5579° East, 34.3755° North. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:25:30 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (18 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Al Miqdādīyah, Mandalī, Kifrī (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km WSW of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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