A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Mandali in Iraq. Exact location of earthquake, 45.5737° East, 34.0765° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 06/01/19 / 2019-01-06 13:55:06 / January 6, 2019 @ 1:55 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j7wj. Id of event: us2000j7wj. The temblor was detected at 17:25:06 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Baqubah (c. 152 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 37 km (23 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). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baqubah, Īlām, Kifrī (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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