A 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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