A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Gorgan in Iran. Unique identifier: us20008tvb. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008tvb. 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: 22/03/17 / 2017-03-22 19:53:32 / March 22, 2017 @ 7:53 pm. The temblor was detected at 23:23:32 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.37 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 54.4516° East, latitude 37.143° North, depth = 30.37 km.
Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gonbad-e Kāvūs, Āzādshahr, Āq Qāyeh (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Gorgān (c. 244 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Gonbad-e Kāvūs (c. 131 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Āzādshahr (c. 47 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Āq Qāyeh (c. 5 100 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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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