A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran. Event id: us2000h88k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h88k. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 09:23:33 / August 26, 2018 @ 9:23 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 46.1467 East, latitude 34.5589 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:53:33 / 12:53 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Kahrīz (c. 766 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kermānshāh (c. 621 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kāmyārān (c. 61 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Pāveh (c. 17 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns 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).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten 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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