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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Shari-i-Tajan in Iran

Earthquake location 36.0497S, 53.1233WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Shari-i-Tajan in Iran. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 53.1233° East, 36.0497° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000cqca. Event ids that are associated: us2000cqca. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/18 / 2018-01-27 12:40:02 / January 27, 2018 @ 12:40 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:10:02 / 4:10 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fereydūnkenār, Bābolsar, Āmol (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (36 miles) from Sari (c. 255 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bābol (c. 202 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Āmol (c. 199 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Semnān (c. 124 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Behshahr (c. 93 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Nekā (c. 48 800 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km S of Shari-i-Tajan, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 53.1233° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0497° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km S of Shari-i-Tajan, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-27 12:40:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-27 13:01:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 259 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 4.416 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 164 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 us2000cqca Id of event.
Event Code 2000cqca An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000cqca, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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