A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Behbahan in Iran on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/03/18 / 2018-03-23 14:09:33 / March 23, 2018 @ 2:09 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 50.2853 East, latitude 30.7007 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:39:33 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dapx. Id of event: us1000dapx.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Behbahān (c. 79 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Omīdīyeh (c. 47 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Aghajari (c. 21 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Rāmshīr (c. 19 500 pop). Close 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 Rāmshīr, Dogonbadan, Omīdīyeh.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 12 km NNE of Behbahan, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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