A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Torbat-e Jam in Iran on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 23:37:25 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008er2. Event ids that are associated: us10008er2. Global time and date of event 05/04/17 / 2017-04-05 20:07:25 / April 5, 2017 @ 8:07 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 60.4064 East, latitude 35.848 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarakhs, Mashhad, Torbat-e Jām. Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Mashhad (c. 2 307 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Torbat-e Jām (c. 58 900 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Sarakhs (c. 46 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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