A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Javanrud in Iran. Global time and date of event 27/08/18 / 2018-08-27 15:28:41 / August 27, 2018 @ 3:28 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h8qx. Unique identifier: us2000h8qx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 46.2537° East, latitude 34.6959° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 18:58:41 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermānshāh, Kahrīz, Kāmyārān (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Kahrīz (c. 766 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Kermānshāh (c. 621 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kāmyārān (c. 61 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 27 km (16 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop).
Each 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 six, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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