A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Kuhdasht in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000bsy6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bsy6. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 16:49:13 / November 13, 2017 @ 4:49 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:19:13 / 8:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 47.6597° East, 33.8109° North, depth 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ābdānān, Kahrīz, Kangāvar. The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Kahrīz (c. 766 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kermānshāh (c. 621 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Khorramābād (c. 329 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Kūhdasht (c. 100 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Nahāvand (c. 76 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 73 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 31 km N of Kuhdasht, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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