A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Javanrud in Iran on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h784. Id of event: us2000h784. Exact location, longitude 46.2561° East, latitude 34.6443° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:10:37 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/08/18 / 2018-08-25 22:40:37 / August 25, 2018 @ 10:40 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Kahrīz (c. 766 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Kermānshāh (c. 621 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kāmyārān (c. 61 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermānshāh, Kahrīz, Kāmyārān.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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