A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Dezful in Iran on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10007dtu. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007dtu. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 48.636° East, 32.654° North. The temblor was reported at 20:25:34 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 16:55:34 / November 22, 2016 @ 4:55 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shūshtar, Shūsh (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Shūsh (c. 52 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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 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: 37 km NE of Dezful, Iran.
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