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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Borujerd in Iran



Earthquake location 33.7745S, 48.7202WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Borujerd in Iran. Global time and date of event 23/11/17 / 2017-11-23 22:30:50 / November 23, 2017 @ 10:30 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000btpe. Id of event: us2000btpe. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 48.7202 East, latitude 33.7745 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:00:50 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Khorramābād (c. 329 800 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Borūjerd (c. 252 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Malāyer (c. 176 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Nahāvand (c. 76 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 73 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Aznā (c. 47 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nūrābād, Malāyer, Nahāvand (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SSW of Borujerd, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 48.7202° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.7745° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SSW of Borujerd, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-23 22:30:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-23 22:56:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 299 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 2.817 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 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 us2000btpe Id of event.
Event Code 2000btpe An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000btpe, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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