A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Abdanan in Iran. Event id: us10008puz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008puz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 47.3906 East, latitude 33.068 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 17:37:02 / May 5, 2017 @ 5:37 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:07:02 / 9:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Kūhdasht (c. 100 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Dehlorān (c. 46 000 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Darreh Shahr (c. 25 000 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Ābdānān (c. 19 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kūhdasht, Dehlorān, Ābdānān (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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