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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag was detected near Yasuj in Iran

Earthquake location 30.7101S, 51.4727WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Yasuj in Iran. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 06/05/18 / 2018-05-06 19:57:01 / May 6, 2018 @ 7:57 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:27:01 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 51.4727 East, latitude 30.7101 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000dzhm. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dzhm.

Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 12 km (7 miles) from Yasuj (c. 96 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Semīrom (c. 27 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dehdasht, Semīrom, Dogonbadan.

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 11 km WNW of Yasuj, Iran.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 51.4727° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 30.7101° 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 2018-05-06 19:57:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-06 20:34:02 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 2.7 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 400 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 7.028 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000dzhm Id of event.
Event Code 1000dzhm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000dzhm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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