A earthquake magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:07:31 / 8:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 45.7339° East, 34.3142° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hwdw. Id of event: us1000hwdw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/11/18 / 2018-11-25 16:37:31 / November 25, 2018 @ 4:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 122 km (76 miles) from Kahrīz (c. 766 700 pop), 122 km (76 miles) from Kermānshāh (c. 621 100 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from Baqubah (c. 152 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 124 km (77 miles) from Khāliş (c. 70 000 pop), 122 km (76 miles) from Kāmyārān (c. 61 600 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from Tozkhurmato (c. 59 900 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khāliş, Kermānshāh, Kāmyārān (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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: 20 km SW of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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