A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb in Iran. Unique identifier: us7000cpv8. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cpv8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 22:24:49 / December 7, 2020 @ 10:24 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 45.6195° East, 34.3346° North, depth 9.15 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:24:49 / 10:24 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.15 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Al Miqdādīyah, Kifrī, Mandalī (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 sixteen 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km WSW of Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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