A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Mandali in Iraq on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 45.6855° East, 34.1006° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us1000hwg1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hwg1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/11/18 / 2018-11-25 20:42:41 / November 25, 2018 @ 8:42 pm. The temblor was detected at 00:12:41 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kifrī, Īlām, Al Miqdādīyah (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km NNE of Mandali, Iraq. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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