A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran. Id of earthquake: us600044vv. Event ids that are associated: us600044vv. The temblor was reported at 20:21:59 / 8:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 45.5879° East, 34.4358° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/06/19 / 2019-06-23 16:51:59 / June 23, 2019 @ 4:51 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pāveh, Javānrūd, (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Pāveh (c. 17 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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