A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran. Unique identifier: us70005hub. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005hub. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/19 / 2019-09-09 22:40:52 / September 9, 2019 @ 10:40 pm. The temblor was reported at 02:10:52 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 45.6771° East, 34.3387° North, depth 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 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), 76 km (47 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Javānrūd, Al Miqdādīyah, Kifrī. Nearby country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. 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 fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
Did you feel anything?
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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 21 km SW of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.