A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Do Gonbadan in Iran. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008myr. Id of event: us20008myr. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 50.6045° East, 30.3737° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 16:29:24 / February 28, 2017 @ 4:29 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:59:24 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 19 km (12 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Behbahān (c. 79 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bandar-e Ganāveh (c. 52 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Aghajari (c. 21 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nūrābād, Bandar-e Ganāveh, Aghajari (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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km W of Do Gonbadan, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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