A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Kuh Sefid in Iran on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007vvh. Unique identifier: us10007vvh. The temblor was detected at 03:48:26 / 3:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 00:18:26 / January 28, 2017 @ 12:18 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 56.3223° East, 29.2445° North, depth 10 km.
Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Sirjan (c. 207 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bardsīr (c. 37 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bardsīr, Sirjan.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 46 km W of Kuh Sefid, Iran.
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