A 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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