A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran. Id of earthquake: us7000367n. Event ids that are associated: us7000367n. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:04:33 / 10:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 45.5848° East, latitude 34.548° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/04/19 / 2019-04-15 06:34:33 / April 15, 2019 @ 6:34 am.
Close country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Tozkhurmato (c. 59 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tozkhurmato, Javānrūd, Pāveh.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 27 km WNW of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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