A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000djd7. Event ids that are associated: us7000djd7. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 22:51:15 / March 14, 2021 @ 10:51 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 45.5016° East, 34.2046° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 22:51:15 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Al Miqdādīyah (c. 50 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Kifrī (c. 30 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kifrī, Al Miqdādīyah, Mandalī. Nearby country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. Every 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 43 km SW of Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb, Iran.
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