A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Sinah in Iraq. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:56:24 / 1:56 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70004gqm. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004gqm. Exact location, longitude 43.1718° East, latitude 36.8988° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/07/19 / 2019-07-10 10:56:24 / July 10, 2019 @ 10:56 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Şırnak, Hakkari, Beytüşşebap (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (39 miles) from Al Mawşil al Jadīdah (c. 2 065 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Mosul (c. 1 739 800 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Dihok (c. 284 000 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Sīnah (c. 128 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Zaxo (c. 95 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Hakkari (c. 77 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km NE of Sinah, Iraq.
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