A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 45.6718° East, 34.131° North, depth 25.14 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/01/19 / 2019-01-06 13:42:01 / January 6, 2019 @ 1:42 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000j0th. Event ids that are associated: us2000j0th. The temblor was detected at 17:12:01 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 25.14 km (16 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 104 km (65 miles) from Baqubah (c. 152 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Khāliş (c. 70 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pāveh, Khāliş, Javānrūd.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km SSW of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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