A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Masjed Soleyman in Iran on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 49.9525 East, latitude 31.8453 North, depth = 37.69 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100076wc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076wc. The temblor was picked up at 18:05:38 / 6:05 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.69 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/11/16 / 2016-11-11 14:35:38 / November 11, 2016 @ 2:35 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Rāmhormoz (c. 38 800 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Fārsān (c. 25 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fārsān, Rāmhormoz, Masjed Soleymān (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 62 km E of Masjed Soleyman, Iran.
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