A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Ravar in Iran. Event id: us2000ac2v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ac2v. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.61 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 34.61 km, 56.1839° East, 31.579° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 17:11:20 / August 26, 2017 @ 5:11 pm. The temblor was reported at 20:41:20 / 8:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (43 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bāfq (c. 31 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bāfq, Rāvar, Shahrak-e Pābedānā (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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