A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Behbahan in Iran. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/03/18 / 2018-03-19 19:32:22 / March 19, 2018 @ 7:32 pm. Event id: us1000d6k4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d6k4. The temblor was picked up at 23:02:22 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 50.3871° East, latitude 30.6914° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rāmhormoz, Rāmshīr, Omīdīyeh. Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Behbahān (c. 79 300 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Omīdīyeh (c. 47 000 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Rāmhormoz (c. 38 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Aghajari (c. 21 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Rāmshīr (c. 19 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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