A 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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