A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Iranshahr in Iran. Global time and date of event 17/05/16 / 2016-05-17 00:03:02 / May 17, 2016 @ 12:03 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10005hut. Event ids that are associated: us10005hut. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:33:02 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 60.1582° East, latitude 26.7053° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Qaşr-e Qand, Īrānshahr. Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Īrānshahr (c. 131 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Qaşr-e Qand (c. 37 700 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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