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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 12 km NW of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran

Earthquake location 34.5379S, 45.7666WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003vmd. Id of event: us70003vmd. Global time and date of event 05/06/19 / 2019-06-05 03:36:17 / June 5, 2019 @ 3:36 am UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:06:17 / 7:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 45.7666 East, latitude 34.5379 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Al Miqdādīyah, Mandalī, Pāveh. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Pāveh (c. 17 800 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 12 km NW of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 45.7666° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.5379° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NW of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-05 03:36:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-05 03:54:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 340 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 1.118 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 93 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70003vmd Id of event.
Event Code 70003vmd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003vmd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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