A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Jahrom in Iran. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 21/06/18 / 2018-06-21 08:52:44 / June 21, 2018 @ 8:52 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000exan. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000exan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 53.2806 East, latitude 28.0057 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:22:44 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gerāsh (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 60 km SSW of Jahrom, Iran.
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