A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 128 km SE of Birjand, Iran (80 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:42:52 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 60.1348° East, 32.0099° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 00:12:52 / April 4, 2017 @ 12:12 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008e6x. Id of event: us10008e6x. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 128 km SE of Birjand, Iran.
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