A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Shah Pasand in Iran. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000d5ze. Event ids that are associated: us1000d5ze. The temblor was detected at 06:23:15 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/18 / 2018-03-18 02:53:15 / March 18, 2018 @ 2:53 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 55.1759° East, 36.8813° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gorgān, Kalāleh, Shahrud (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Gorgān (c. 244 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Shahrud (c. 131 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Gonbad-e Kāvūs (c. 131 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Āzādshahr (c. 47 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Kalāleh (c. 33 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Āq Qāyeh (c. 5 100 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 22 km S of Shah Pasand, Iran.
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