A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 05:31:12 / September 1, 2018 @ 5:31 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h6d6. Id of event: us2000h6d6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 45.8494 East, latitude 34.4156 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:01:12 / 9:01 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kifrī, , Pāveh (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Pāveh (c. 17 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two 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.
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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: 5 km SSW of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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