A 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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