A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, western Iran kilometers (0 miles) from western Iran. The temblor was picked up at 15:51:41 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000h88p. Event ids that are associated: us2000h88p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 46.1194° East, latitude 34.619° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 15:51:41 / August 26, 2018 @ 3:51 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermānshāh, Kahrīz, Kāmyārān (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Kahrīz (c. 766 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kermānshāh (c. 621 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kāmyārān (c. 61 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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