A earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) strikes 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Torbat-e Jam in Iran on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 60.3871° East, latitude 35.8579° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:39:12 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008ei0. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008ei0. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/04/17 / 2017-04-05 06:09:12 / April 5, 2017 @ 6:09 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sarakhs, Mashhad, Torbat-e Jām. Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (56 miles) from Mashhad (c. 2 307 200 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Torbat-e Jām (c. 58 900 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Sarakhs (c. 46 500 pop).
There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 71 km NNW of Torbat-e Jam, Iran.
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