A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Mehran in Iran. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/18 / 2018-01-11 07:21:43 / January 11, 2018 @ 7:21 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000ci3z. Event ids that are associated: us2000ci3z. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:51:43 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 46.4585 East, latitude 33.1335 North, depth = 10 km.
Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Al Kūt (c. 315 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Dehlorān (c. 46 000 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Mandalī (c. 29 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Darreh Shahr (c. 25 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from ‘Alī al Gharbī (c. 19 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ābdānān (c. 19 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mandalī, Al Kūt, Ābdānān (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 27 km E of Mehran, Iran.
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