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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Dehdasht in Iran

Earthquake location 31.096S, 50.503WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (mg/mb) was reported Wednesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Dehdasht in Iran. The temblor was reported at 03:19:36 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Global time of event 21/04/15 / 2015-04-21 22:49:36 / April 21, 2015 @ 10:49 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 50.503 East, latitude 31.096 North, depth 8 km, unique identifier, us20002895.

Close countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Behbahān (c. 79 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Omīdīyeh (c. 47 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Rāmhormoz (c. 38 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Aghajari (c. 21 800 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rāmhormoz, Dogonbadan, Omīdīyeh.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 50.503° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.096° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km N of Dehdasht, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-04-21 22:49:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-10 03:57:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 270 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20002895 Id of event.
Event Code 20002895 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002895, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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