A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran. 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 event, longitude 46.2195 East, latitude 34.5751 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70007n4u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007n4u. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:22:59 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 16:52:59 / February 2, 2020 @ 4:52 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermānshāh, Kahrīz, (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (49 miles) from Kahrīz (c. 766 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Kermānshāh (c. 621 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Kāmyārān (c. 61 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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