A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Harsin in Iran. 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: us2000bsy1. Unique identifier: us2000bsy1. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:01:40 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 15:31:40 / November 13, 2017 @ 3:31 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 47.4665° East, 33.9918° North.
The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Kahrīz (c. 766 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kermānshāh (c. 621 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kūhdasht (c. 100 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Nahāvand (c. 76 300 pop), 47 km (30 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 73 500 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Harsīn (c. 57 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sonqor, Nahāvand, Aleshtar.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 32 km SSW of Harsin, Iran.
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