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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 81 km W of Gerash, Iran



Earthquake location 27.7561S, 53.3173WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Gerash in Iran. Unique identifier: us2000a8eg. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a8eg. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:20:14 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 13:50:14 / August 10, 2017 @ 1:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 53.3173° East, latitude 27.7561° North, depth = 10 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gerāsh (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 81 km (51 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 81 km W of Gerash, Iran.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 53.3173° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.7561° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 81km W of Gerash, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-10 13:50:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-27 17:30:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.813 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 104 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000a8eg Id of event.
Event Code 2000a8eg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a8eg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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