A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Khorramabad in Iran on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/07/18 / 2018-07-11 11:13:19 / July 11, 2018 @ 11:13 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:43:19 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 48.4543° East, 33.3561° North. Id of earthquake: us2000g2jq. Event ids that are associated: us2000g2jq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 17 km (11 miles) from Khorramābād (c. 329 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Borūjerd (c. 252 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Kūhdasht (c. 100 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Nahāvand (c. 76 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 73 500 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Aznā (c. 47 500 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nahāvand, Nūrābād, Kūhdasht (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km SSE of Khorramabad, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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