A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Javanrud in Iran. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:18:49 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000gbam. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000gbam. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/07/18 / 2018-07-22 16:48:49 / July 22, 2018 @ 4:48 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 46.2566° East, 34.6254° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermānshāh, Kahrīz, (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Kahrīz (c. 766 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kermānshāh (c. 621 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kāmyārān (c. 61 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 30 km SW of Javanrud, Iran.
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