A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Chenaran in Iran on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 58.6261° East, latitude 36.6558° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us20007glj. Event ids that are associated: us20007glj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/10/16 / 2016-10-25 11:58:35 / October 25, 2016 @ 11:58 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:28:35 / 3:28 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mashhad, Nīshābūr, Qūchān (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Mashhad (c. 2 307 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Nīshābūr (c. 220 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Qūchān (c. 111 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Chenārān (c. 46 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 44 km W of Chenaran, Iran.
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