A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Torbat-e Jam in Iran. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:41:38 / 4:41 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008fgy. Event ids that are associated: us10008fgy. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.81 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/17 / 2017-04-07 13:11:38 / April 7, 2017 @ 1:11 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 60.5854 East, latitude 35.8145 North, depth = 38.81 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). The epicenter was 64 km (39 miles) from Torbat-e Jām (c. 58 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Torbat-e Jām (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km N of Torbat-e Jam, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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