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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag was detected near Yasuj in Iran

Earthquake location 30.7153S, 51.4848WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Yasuj in Iran. Exact location of event, longitude 51.4848 East, latitude 30.7153 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 07:38:13 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/05/18 / 2018-05-02 04:08:13 / May 2, 2018 @ 4:08 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dvqr. Id of event: us1000dvqr.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dehdasht, Semīrom, Dogonbadan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 11 km (7 miles) from Yasuj (c. 96 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Semīrom (c. 27 200 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km WNW of Yasuj, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 51.4848° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 30.7153° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km WNW of Yasuj, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-02 04:08:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-02 04:28:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 432 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 7.032 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000dvqr Id of event.
Event Code 1000dvqr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000dvqr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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