A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Herowabad in Iran on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009psu. Id of event: us20009psu. The temblor was reported at 03:29:29 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/06/17 / 2017-06-26 23:59:29 / June 26, 2017 @ 11:59 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 48.7455 East, latitude 37.4492 North, depth = 10 km.
Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Rasht (c. 594 600 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Zanjān (c. 357 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bandar-e Anzalī (c. 110 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Khalkhāl (c. 51 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Hashtpar (c. 45 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zanjān, Rasht, Bandar-e Anzalī. Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 27 km SE of Herowabad, Iran.
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