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Light earthquake 4.8 mag, 13 km NE of Borazjan, Iran

Earthquake location 29.3464S, 51.3153WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Borazjan in Iran. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.22 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 51.3153° East, latitude 29.3464° North, depth = 30.22 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10005ze5. Event ids that are associated: us10005ze5. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/07/16 / 2016-07-02 03:49:51 / July 2, 2016 @ 3:49 am. The temblor was reported at 08:19:51 / 8:19 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khārk, Nūrābād, Bandar-e Ganāveh. Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Bandar-e Būshehr (c. 165 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Bandar-e Ganāveh (c. 52 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Khārk (c. 8 200 pop).

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 nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 13 km NE of Borazjan, Iran.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 51.3153° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.3464° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 30.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NE of Borazjan, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-02 03:49:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-02 04:08:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 270 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 354 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 6.178 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10005ze5 Id of event.
Event Code 10005ze5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005ze5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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