A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Jamjamāl in Iraq on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/11/20 / 2020-11-09 23:18:24 / November 9, 2020 @ 11:18 pm. The temblor was detected at 23:18:24 / 11:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000ccpb. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ccpb. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 45.0833° East, 35.4249° North.
The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from As Sulaymānīyah (c. 723 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kirkuk (c. 601 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Bāneh (c. 104 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Jamjamāl (c. 75 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tozkhurmato (c. 59 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Koysinceq (c. 45 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bāneh, , Koysinceq (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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