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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag was detected near Mehran in Iran

Earthquake location 33.1335S, 46.4585WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 46.4585° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1335° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km E of Mehran, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-11 07:21:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-11 07:46:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 449 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 2.071 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86 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 us2000ci3z Id of event.
Event Code 2000ci3z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ci3z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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