A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Bojnurd in Iran on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 57.0342 East, latitude 37.5897 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:28:34 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/18 / 2018-07-17 03:58:34 / July 17, 2018 @ 3:58 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000g6t5. Id of event: us2000g6t5.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baharly, Esfarāyen, Bojnūrd. Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 29 km (18 miles) from Bojnūrd (c. 192 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Esfarāyen (c. 59 700 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Baharly (c. 23 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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