A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Kuhdasht in Iran. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:03:04 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 15:33:04 / November 13, 2017 @ 3:33 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 47.7817° East, 33.654° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bsyz. Id of event: us2000bsyz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kangāvar, Borūjerd, Ābdānān. Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Khorramābād (c. 329 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Borūjerd (c. 252 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Kūhdasht (c. 100 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Nahāvand (c. 76 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 73 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Harsīn (c. 57 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Kangāvar (c. 53 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 20 km NE of Kuhdasht, Iran.
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