A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Dehloran in Iran on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:30:03 / 2:30 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/01/17 / 2017-01-13 23:00:03 / January 13, 2017 @ 11:00 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 47.4528 East, latitude 32.6673 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us10007t76. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007t76. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shūsh, ‘Alī al Gharbī, Darreh Shahr. Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Shūsh (c. 52 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Dehlorān (c. 46 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Darreh Shahr (c. 25 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from ‘Alī al Gharbī (c. 19 700 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Ābdānān (c. 19 400 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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