A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Kuhdasht in Iran on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:56:44 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.07 km (32 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 11:26:44 / November 13, 2017 @ 11:26 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bsxu. Id of event: us2000bsxu. Exact location of earthquake, 47.6481° East, 33.7856° North, depth 51.07 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ābdānān, Kahrīz, Kangāvar. Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Kahrīz (c. 766 700 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Kermānshāh (c. 621 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Khorramābād (c. 329 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Kūhdasht (c. 100 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Nahāvand (c. 76 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 73 500 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 28 km N of Kuhdasht, Iran.
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