6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Iran

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A earthquake with magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Javanrud in Iran on Sunday. Event id: us1000ghda. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ghda. The temblor was picked up at 01:43:26 / 1:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 46.2127 East, latitude 34.6729 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/08/18 / 2018-08-25 22:13:26 / August 25, 2018 @ 10:13 pm.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Kahrīz (c. 766 700 pop), 122 km (76 miles) from As Sulaymānīyah (c. 723 200 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Kermānshāh (c. 621 100 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Sanandaj (c. 349 200 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Kāmyārān (c. 61 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was As Sulaymānīyah, Mandalī, Īlām (min 5000 pop).

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2018/08/25/strong-earthquake-6-1-mag-31-km-wsw-of-javanrud-iran/

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