A 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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