A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Umm Qasr in Iraq. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:49:22 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/11/19 / 2019-11-15 20:49:22 / November 15, 2019 @ 8:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 47.7435° East, 30.0252° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us700068m6. Event ids that are associated: us700068m6.
Event epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Al Başrah (c. 2 600 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Al Başrat al Qadīmah (c. 2 015 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Abadan (c. 370 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Khorramshahr (c. 330 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from (c. 164 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from As Sālimīyah (c. 147 600 pop). Close country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Kuwait (c. 2 789 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salwá, Janūb as Surrah.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 has struck near.
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