A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Borujen in Iran. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/08/16 / 2016-08-01 21:04:42 / August 1, 2016 @ 9:04 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 50.8663 East, latitude 31.5369 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006ada. Unique identifier: us10006ada. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:34:42 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (54 miles) from Shahrekord (c. 129 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Borūjen (c. 52 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Farrokh Shahr (c. 32 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Semīrom (c. 27 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Fārsān (c. 25 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shahrekord, Dehdasht, Fārsān.
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 three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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