A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Bojnurd in Iran. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:48:17 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008n91. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008n91. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 15:18:17 / April 24, 2017 @ 3:18 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 56.6539° East, latitude 37.2994° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Bojnūrd (c. 192 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Esfarāyen (c. 59 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Esfarāyen, Bojnūrd.
There are an estimated 13,000 light 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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