A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Iran-Iraq border region kilometers (0 miles) from Iran-Iraq border region on Tuesday. Event id: us7000ajdk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ajdk. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 08:52:26 / July 7, 2020 @ 8:52 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:52:26 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 45.6393 East, latitude 34.3362 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the event was 25 km (15 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Al Miqdādīyah, Kifrī, Mandalī (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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