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Light earthquake 4 mag, 68 km WNW of Ravar, Iran



Earthquake location 31.579S, 56.1839WA 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km WNW of Ravar, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 56.1839° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.579° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68km WNW of Ravar, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-26 17:11:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-21 14:32:39 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 246 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 5.81 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.9 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 us2000ac2v Id of event.
Event Code 2000ac2v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ac2v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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