A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Iran-Iraq border region kilometers (0 miles) from Iran-Iraq border region on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 13:10:22 / July 7, 2020 @ 1:10 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ane3. Unique identifier: us7000ane3. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.63 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:10:22 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 45.5724 East, latitude 34.3568 North, depth = 5.63 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 68 km (42 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). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Al Miqdādīyah, Mandalī, Kifrī (min 5000 pop).
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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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