A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Ravar in Iran. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/04/18 / 2018-04-21 20:03:52 / April 21, 2018 @ 8:03 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 56.2781° East, 31.323° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000dq0t. Event ids that are associated: us1000dq0t. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:33:52 / 11:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bāfq, Zarand, Rāvar (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bāfq (c. 31 200 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 50 km W of Ravar, Iran.
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