A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Ramhormoz in Iran. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008hp4. Unique identifier: us20008hp4. Exact location of earthquake, 49.4721° East, 31.3394° North, depth 43.58 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/17 / 2017-02-04 17:34:37 / February 4, 2017 @ 5:34 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:04:37 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.58 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Ahvaz (c. 841 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Omīdīyeh (c. 47 000 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Rāmhormoz (c. 38 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Aghajari (c. 21 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Rāmshīr (c. 19 500 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aghajari, Ahvaz, Masjed Soleymān (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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 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: 14 km WNW of Ramhormoz, Iran.
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