A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Lar in Iran. Global time and date of event 03/04/16 / 2016-04-03 00:57:19 / April 3, 2016 @ 12:57 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:27:19 / 5:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 54.7502 East, latitude 27.87 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us20005e7f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005e7f.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gerāsh (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 45 km ENE of Lar, Iran.
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