A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 01:43:05 / 1:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/06/18 / 2018-06-26 22:13:05 / June 26, 2018 @ 10:13 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.43 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000f2s4. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000f2s4. Exact location, longitude 45.6278° East, latitude 34.5339° North, depth = 9.43 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Al Miqdādīyah, Mandalī, Pāveh (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each 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.
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