A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Mandali in Iraq. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:22:04 / 10:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 45.7272° East, 33.7314° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/20 / 2020-01-28 06:52:04 / January 28, 2020 @ 6:52 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60007i09. Event ids that are associated: us60007i09.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Baqubah, Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb, Mehrān. The epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Baqubah (c. 152 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mehrān (c. 11 800 pop). Close country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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