A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb in Iran on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bftb. Unique identifier: us7000bftb. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/08/20 / 2020-08-26 00:42:01 / August 26, 2020 @ 12:42 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 45.6281° East, 34.6268° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:42:01 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Javānrūd, Pāveh, (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Pāveh (c. 17 800 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 two 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 28 km NW of Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb, Iran.
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