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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Lar in Iran



Earthquake location 28.1091S, 54.1871WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Lar in Iran on Wednesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:58:08 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 54.1871 East, latitude 28.1091 North, depth = 45.31 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.31 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000av94. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000av94. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/09/17 / 2017-09-27 08:28:08 / September 27, 2017 @ 8:28 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dārāb, Gerāsh (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Dārāb (c. 63 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop).

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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 49 km NNW of Lar, Iran.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 54.1871° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.1091° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km NNW of Lar, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-27 08:28:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-27 08:55:20 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 326 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 3.632 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 us2000av94 Id of event.
Event Code 2000av94 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000av94, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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