A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Mehran in Iran on Monday. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:23:39 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bruq. Id of event: us2000bruq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/11/17 / 2017-11-20 15:23:39 / November 20, 2017 @ 3:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 46.3775° East, 32.8127° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Al Kūt (c. 315 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from (c. 78 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Dehlorān (c. 46 000 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Darreh Shahr (c. 25 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from ‘Alī al Gharbī (c. 19 700 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Ābdānān (c. 19 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Darreh Shahr, Ābdānān, Īlām.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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