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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Kifrī in Iraq

Earthquake location 34.7236S, 45.3541WA 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km E of Kifrī, Iraq. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 45.3541° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.7236° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36 km E of Kifrī, Iraq Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-11 22:10:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-11 22:32:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 369 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.494 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000dgta Id of event.
Event Code 6000dgta An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dgta, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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