A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Bam in Iran on Saturday. Global time and date of event 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 18:18:15 / July 15, 2017 @ 6:18 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:48:15 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009yf6. Unique identifier: us20009yf6. Exact location of event, longitude 57.7056 East, latitude 28.8924 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Bam (c. 99 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bam (min 5000 pop).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 67 km WSW of Bam, Iran.
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