A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Aleshtar in Iran on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000a212. Event ids that are associated: us2000a212. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/07/17 / 2017-07-28 01:04:19 / July 28, 2017 @ 1:04 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 48.3816° East, 33.9219° North. The temblor was detected at 04:34:19 / 4:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Asadābād, Hamadān, Āzādshahr. Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 98 km (61 miles) from Hamadān (c. 528 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Āzādshahr (c. 514 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Khorramābād (c. 329 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Borūjerd (c. 252 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Malāyer (c. 176 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Kūhdasht (c. 100 200 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Nahāvand (c. 76 300 pop).
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 struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 12 km ENE of Aleshtar, Iran.
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