A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 40 kilometers (25 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 temblor was reported at 04:19:20 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/03/18 / 2018-03-28 01:19:20 / March 28, 2018 @ 1:19 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000dv1d. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dv1d. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 45.4381° East, latitude 34.3729° North, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tozkhurmato, Mandalī, Al Miqdādīyah. Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Tozkhurmato (c. 59 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 40 km WSW of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran.
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