A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Ravar in Iran. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/04/18 / 2018-04-22 23:44:27 / April 22, 2018 @ 11:44 pm. Unique identifier: us1000dqfc. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dqfc. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:14:27 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 56.3148 East, latitude 31.4531 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bāfq, Zarand, Rāvar (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Bāfq (c. 31 200 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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