A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Mandal? in Iraq on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude 45.951 East, latitude 33.6298 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/06/20 / 2020-06-08 03:44:20 / June 8, 2020 @ 3:44 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:44:20 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000aawe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000aawe.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb, Mehrān, Īlām. Nearby country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mehrān (c. 11 800 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 38 km ESE of Mandal?, Iraq. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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