A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Kifrī in Iraq on Thursday. Event id: us6000dgta. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgta. 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: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 22:10:35 / February 11, 2021 @ 10:10 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 45.3541° East, latitude 34.7236° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:10:35 / 10:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from As Sulaymānīyah (c. 723 200 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Jamjamāl (c. 75 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tozkhurmato (c. 59 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jamjamāl, Pāveh, As Sulaymānīyah.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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