A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Farsan in Iran. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 50.198 East, latitude 31.8603 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us10003pxl. Event ids that are associated: us10003pxl. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/15 / 2015-10-20 15:42:22 / October 20, 2015 @ 3:42 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:12:22 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Farrokh Shahr, Rāmhormoz, Masjed Soleymān (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Shahrekord (c. 129 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Rāmhormoz (c. 38 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Farrokh Shahr (c. 32 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Fārsān (c. 25 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 55 km SW of Farsan, Iran.
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