Moderate 4.6 quake hits near Mandalī, Qada Balad Ruz, Diyāla, Iraq
lun, 26 apr 2021, 10:2210:22 AM | AUTORE: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 11 minutes ago, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Mandalī, Qada Balad Ruz, Diyāla, Iraq. The tremor was recorded early afternoon on Monday 26 April 2021 at 2:09 pm local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.
4.6 quake 26 Apr 2:39 pm (GMT +4:30)
The event was filed by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.6 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Mandalī (pop. 29,800) located 37 km from the epicenter, and Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (pop. 51,600) 49 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Al Miqdādīyah (pop. 50,700) located 77 km from the epicenter, and Baqubah (pop. 152,600) 112 km away.
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Data & ora: 26 Apr 2:39 pm (GMT +4:30) local time (26 Apr 2021 10:09 GMT)
Prof.: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 34.03°N / 45.77°E (Ostān-e Kermānshāh, Iraq)
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ
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