A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Mandali in Iraq. Event id: us2000j7x8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j7x8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/01/19 / 2019-01-06 14:03:54 / January 6, 2019 @ 2:03 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 45.7651° East, 34.064° North. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:33:54 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Īlām, Al Miqdādīyah, Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 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 nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and four 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 39 km NNE of Mandali, Iraq.
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