A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Birjand in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 23:18:14 / 11:18 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bnh2. Unique identifier: us2000bnh2. Exact location of event, longitude 59.464 East, latitude 32.8615 North, depth = 29.06 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.06 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 14/11/17 / 2017-11-14 19:48:14 / November 14, 2017 @ 7:48 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bīrjand (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Bīrjand (c. 197 000 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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