A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Borazjan in Iran on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 18.19 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:47:30 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 51.2966° East, latitude 29.3126° North, depth = 18.19 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/10/15 / 2015-10-11 01:17:30 / October 11, 2015 @ 1:17 am. Id of earthquake: us10003mry. Event ids that are associated: us10003mry.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (36 miles) from Bandar-e Būshehr (c. 165 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bandar-e Ganāveh (c. 52 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nūrābād, Bandar-e Ganāveh, Bandar-e Būshehr (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km ENE of Borazjan, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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