A 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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