A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 35 kilometers (22 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). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 46.1903° East, 34.6246° North. Unique identifier: us1000gjn3. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gjn3. The temblor was reported at 22:25:42 / 10:25 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 18:55:42 / August 29, 2018 @ 6:55 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Kahrīz (c. 766 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kermānshāh (c. 621 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kāmyārān (c. 61 600 pop), 64 km (40 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). 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 Kermānshāh, Kahrīz, Kāmyārān (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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