A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Ilam in Iran. Global time and date of event 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 03:45:16 / January 23, 2018 @ 3:45 am UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:15:16 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 46.8936° East, 33.6237° North. Id of earthquake: us2000cmwc. Event ids that are associated: us2000cmwc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Kahrīz (c. 766 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kermānshāh (c. 621 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Kūhdasht (c. 100 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Harsīn (c. 57 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Darreh Shahr (c. 25 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Ābdānān (c. 19 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Harsīn, Mehrān, Kahrīz (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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