A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Ravar in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d54q. Unique identifier: us1000d54q. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/03/18 / 2018-03-16 07:24:19 / March 16, 2018 @ 7:24 am. The temblor was picked up at 10:54:19 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 56.7378 East, latitude 31.9882 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rāvar (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 80 km N of Ravar, Iran.
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