Weak mag. 3.2 earthquake - Semel District, 7.2 km west of Dahuk, Dohuk District, Dihok, Iraq, on Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 7:50 am (GMT +3) -

Weak mag. 3.2 earthquake - Semel District, 7.2 km west of Dahuk, Dohuk District, Dihok, Iraq, on Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 7:50 am (GMT +3)

Weak magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 21 km depth

27 Jan 04:59 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
27 Jan 05:07: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 21.0 km (from 3.1 to 13 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.4 km (5.2 mi) towards WSW.
Date & time: 27 Jan 2021 04:50:38 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 7:50 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.85°N / 42.91°E (Semel District, Dihok, Iraq)
Nearest volcano: Sharat Kovakab (195 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) WSW of Dahuk (Dahūk) (pop: 284,000) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) WNW of Sīnah (Dahūk) (pop: 128,800) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Batifa (Dahūk) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSE of Zakho (Dahūk) (pop: 95,100) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NNW of Tallkayf (Tel Kaif, Nineveh) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SE of Silopi (Şırnak, Turkey) (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NNW of Al Mawşil al Jadīdah (Nineveh) (pop: 2,065,600) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NNW of Al-Hamdaniya District (Nineveh) (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) W of ‘Aqrah (Aqrah, Nineveh) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
413 km (257 mi) NNW of Bagdad (Baghdad) (pop: 7,216,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 5.8°C (42 F), humidity: 59%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.221 kmIRAQEMSC
3.25 kmIRAK, IraqKOERI-RETMC

User reports for this quake (3)

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3.8 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
9.2 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : just a small shake, but thank Allah(swt) noting is damaged  
Duhok / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
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