A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb in Iran on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 03:44:33 / October 19, 2020 @ 3:44 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cc1s. Unique identifier: us6000cc1s. Exact location of earthquake, 46.1515° East, 34.4725° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:44:33 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Kahrīz (c. 766 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Kermānshāh (c. 621 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kāmyārān (c. 61 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 27 km (16 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermānshāh, Kahrīz, Kāmyārān (min 5000 pop).
Each 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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