A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Bafq in Iran. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/02/16 / 2016-02-01 13:46:33 / February 1, 2016 @ 1:46 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004w9w. Id of event: us20004w9w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:16:33 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 55.5784 East, latitude 32.3993 North, depth = 10 km.
The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Bāfq (c. 31 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bāfq (min 5000 pop).
Each 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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