A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 45.644 East, latitude 34.3828 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/07/19 / 2019-07-29 20:47:09 / July 29, 2019 @ 8:47 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600051fm. Id of event: us600051fm. The temblor was picked up at 00:17:09 / 12:17 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Pāveh (c. 17 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pāveh, , Javānrūd.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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