A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Borujen in Iran on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20006epk. Event ids that are associated: us20006epk. Global time and date of event 14/07/16 / 2016-07-14 17:18:17 / July 14, 2016 @ 5:18 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:48:17 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 50.8612 East, latitude 31.7437 North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Semīrom, Shahrekord, Fārsān (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Shahrekord (c. 129 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Borūjen (c. 52 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Farrokh Shahr (c. 32 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Semīrom (c. 27 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Fārsān (c. 25 100 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 47 km WSW of Borujen, Iran.
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