A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Gerash in Iran. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 13:26:14 / September 19, 2017 @ 1:26 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 54.0239 East, latitude 27.9362 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:56:14 / 4:56 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aqpx. Id of event: us2000aqpx. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dārāb, Gerāsh (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 104 km (65 miles) from Dārāb (c. 63 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 struck near.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 32 km NNW of Gerash, Iran.
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