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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Mandali in Iraq

Earthquake location 34.1006S, 45.6855WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 45.6855° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.1006° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km NNE of Mandali, Iraq Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-25 20:42:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-25 21:20:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.014 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 87 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000hwg1 Id of event.
Event Code 1000hwg1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hwg1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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