A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Lar in Iran on Monday. The temblor was detected at 18:57:36 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 54.3708 East, latitude 27.5228 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/18 / 2018-02-26 15:27:36 / February 26, 2018 @ 3:27 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dd5v. Unique identifier: us2000dd5v. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gerāsh.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 18 km S of Lar, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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