A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Mandali in Iraq. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hh9h. Unique identifier: us2000hh9h. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:29:20 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/09/18 / 2018-09-19 19:29:20 / September 19, 2018 @ 7:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 45.7234° East, 33.6162° North.
The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mehrān (c. 11 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb, Al Miqdādīyah, Mehrān.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km SE of Mandali, Iraq.
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