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Moderate earthquake: M5.9 quake has struck near Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran

Earthquake location 34.6445S, 46.1789WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was reported 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran on Sunday. Global time and date of event 22/07/18 / 2018-07-22 10:07:26 / July 22, 2018 @ 10:07 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.72 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000gb4d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000gb4d. The temblor was detected at 13:37:26 / 1:37 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, longitude 46.1789 East, latitude 34.6445 North, depth = 5.72 km.

Nearby country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mandalī, Īlām, Kifrī (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Kahrīz (c. 766 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Kermānshāh (c. 621 100 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Sanandaj (c. 349 200 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kāmyārān (c. 61 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km NE of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 46.1789° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.6445° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km NE of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-22 10:07:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-22 10:48:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.95 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level yellow The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 654 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.603 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000gb4d Id of event.
Event Code 2000gb4d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000gb4d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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