A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Mandali in Iraq. Event id: us2000k8gu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000k8gu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/04/19 / 2019-04-01 10:53:35 / April 1, 2019 @ 10:53 am. Exact location of event, longitude 45.7786 East, latitude 33.5653 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:53:35 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Al Miqdādīyah, Mehrān, Īlām (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Mehrān (c. 11 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km SE of Mandali, Iraq. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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