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Light earthquake, 4 mag has occurred near Istgah-e Garmsar in Iran

Earthquake location 35.4887S, 52.3976WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Istgah-e Garmsar in Iran on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 01/04/18 / 2018-04-01 18:26:22 / April 1, 2018 @ 6:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 52.3976° East, 35.4887° North. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:56:22 / 9:56 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000dc5y. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dc5y. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mahdishahr, Eqbālīyeh, Qarchak (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Qarchak (c. 251 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Varāmīn (c. 179 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Pīshvā (c. 53 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Īstgāh-e Rāh Āhan-e Garmsār (c. 49 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Eqbālīyeh (c. 36 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Damāvand (c. 29 100 pop).

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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 29 km NNE of Istgah-e Garmsar, Iran.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 52.3976° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.4887° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km NNE of Istgah-e Garmsar, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-01 18:26:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-02 01:39:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 246 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 5.473 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000dc5y Id of event.
Event Code 1000dc5y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000dc5y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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