A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 05/06/19 / 2019-06-05 03:33:06 / June 5, 2019 @ 3:33 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:03:06 / 7:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003vmb. Id of event: us70003vmb. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 45.6156° East, 34.4131° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Javānrūd, , Al Miqdādīyah. Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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