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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 38 Km of Kifri, Iraq on Sunday, 18 October 2020

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 38 Km of Kifri, Iraq on Sunday, 18 October 2020
18 Oct 17:45 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 20 minutes.
19 Oct 11:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.1. Epicenter location corrected by 30 km (18.9 mi) towards NE.
19 Oct 11:25: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 13.0 to 8.0 km (from 8.1 to 5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 38 km (23 mi) towards SSW.
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Date & time: Sunday, 18 October 2020 17:25 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.85°N / 45.34°E (Iraq)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) NE of Kifrī (pop: 30,100)
64 km (40 mi) NW of Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (pop: 51,600)
65 km (40 mi) E of Tozkhurmato (pop: 59,900)
165 km (103 mi) NW of Kahrīz (pop: 766,700)
189 km (117 mi) NE of Baghdad (pop: 7,216,000)
191 km (119 mi) SE of Erbil (pop: 932,800)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 16°C (61 F), humidity: 23%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NW
Primary data source: IRSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Sun, 18 Oct 17:25 UTCM 4.2 / 8 km38 Km of Kifri, IraqIRSC

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