A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Do Gonbadan in Iran on Wednesday. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:30:13 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000awmu. Unique identifier: us2000awmu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 21:00:13 / September 19, 2017 @ 9:00 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 50.9072 East, latitude 30.6195 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nūrābād, Yasuj, Behbahān. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Yasuj (c. 96 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Behbahān (c. 79 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 30 km NNE of Do Gonbadan, Iran.
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