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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag strikes near Mandali in Iraq

Earthquake location 33.5771S, 45.818WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Mandali in Iraq. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 45.818 East, latitude 33.5771 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/04/19 / 2019-04-01 10:07:24 / April 1, 2019 @ 10:07 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000k8fr. Id of event: us2000k8fr. The temblor was picked up at 13:07:24 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Al ‘Azīzīyah (c. 44 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mehrān (c. 11 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Al ‘Azīzīyah, Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb, Al Miqdādīyah.

There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 31 km SE of Mandali, Iraq. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 45.818° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.5771° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km SE of Mandali, Iraq Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-01 10:07:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-01 10:23:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 416 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.538 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000k8fr Id of event.
Event Code 2000k8fr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000k8fr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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