A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Bafq in Iran. The temblor was detected at 00:12:32 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 56.0861° East, 31.6943° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/01/18 / 2018-01-03 20:42:32 / January 3, 2018 @ 8:42 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us1000c0xy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000c0xy.
Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Bāfq (c. 31 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rāvar, Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Bāfq (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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