A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Bafq in Iran. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 56.1526 East, latitude 32.0633 North, depth = 15.25 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us200040gw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200040gw. The temblor was picked up at 19:18:21 / 7:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.25 km (9 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 15:48:21 / October 29, 2015 @ 3:48 pm.
Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bāfq. Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Bāfq (c. 31 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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