A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Harsin in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 47.3505° East, 34.1556° North, depth 42.57 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:09:46 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.57 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 11:39:46 / November 13, 2017 @ 11:39 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bsxv. Unique identifier: us2000bsxv.
Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Kahrīz (c. 766 700 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Kermānshāh (c. 621 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Kūhdasht (c. 100 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 73 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Kāmyārān (c. 61 600 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Harsīn (c. 57 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aleshtar, Kāmyārān, Sonqor (min 5000 pop).
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 has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 25 km WSW of Harsin, Iran.
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