A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Hashtrud in Iran on Friday. Exact location, longitude 47.3282° East, latitude 37.1906° North, depth = 14.5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/03/16 / 2016-03-24 19:51:38 / March 24, 2016 @ 7:51 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.5 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:21:38 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20005cbd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005cbd.
Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Hashtrūd (c. 16 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hashtrūd.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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