A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Darab in Iran on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.36 km (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 20:51:48 / January 22, 2016 @ 8:51 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004ghe. Unique identifier: us10004ghe. The temblor was picked up at 00:21:48 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 55.2674° East, latitude 28.3518° North, depth = 28.36 km.
Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Dārāb (c. 63 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dārāb (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 83 km ESE of Darab, Iran.
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