A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Behbahan in Iran. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:07:30 / 7:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 37.77 km, 50.0033° East, 30.5024° North. Event id: us10004esl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004esl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.77 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 15/01/16 / 2016-01-15 03:37:30 / January 15, 2016 @ 3:37 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Behbahān (c. 79 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Omīdīyeh (c. 47 000 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Aghajari (c. 21 800 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Rāmshīr (c. 19 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dogonbadan, Rāmshīr, Dehdasht. Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 25 km WSW of Behbahan, Iran.
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