A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Borujen in Iran. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 00:33:36 / April 26, 2016 @ 12:33 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 50.9422° East, 31.6276° North. Id of earthquake: us10005bjk. Event ids that are associated: us10005bjk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:03:36 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fārsān, Shahrekord, Farrokh Shahr (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Shahrekord (c. 129 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Borūjen (c. 52 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Farrokh Shahr (c. 32 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Semīrom (c. 27 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Fārsān (c. 25 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 49 km SW of Borujen, Iran.
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