A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb in Iran on Sunday. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:16:19 / 9:16 am (local time epicenter). 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, depth 10 km, 45.5996° East, 34.2241° North. Unique identifier: us6000bbdp. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bbdp. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 09:16:19 / August 9, 2020 @ 9:16 am UTC/GMT.
Close 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 Īlām, Kifrī, Al Miqdādīyah (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km SW of Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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