A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Hashtrud in Iran. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000atsk. Unique identifier: us1000atsk. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.57 km (8 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 47.1629 East, latitude 37.7252 North, depth = 13.57 km. The temblor was detected at 21:05:36 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/10/17 / 2017-10-18 17:35:36 / October 18, 2017 @ 5:35 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tabrīz, Ahar, Hashtrūd (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Tabrīz (c. 1 424 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ahar (c. 94 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Hashtrūd (c. 16 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 29 km NNE of Hashtrud, Iran.
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