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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Kuhdasht in Iran



Earthquake location 33.8109S, 47.6597WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 47.6597° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.8109° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km N of Kuhdasht, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-13 16:49:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-27 15:45:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 298 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 2.559 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 99 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 us2000bsy6 Id of event.
Event Code 2000bsy6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bsy6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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