A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Fereydunshahr in Iran on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 23/12/15 / 2015-12-23 02:18:51 / December 23, 2015 @ 2:18 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004b6u. Id of event: us10004b6u. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 50.0506° East, 32.5813° North. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:48:51 / 5:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shahrekord, Khvānsār, Fārsān (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Shahrekord (c. 129 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Fārsān (c. 25 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Khvānsār (c. 21 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Fareydūnshahr (c. 11 600 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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