A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Lar in Iran. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us2000gbeg. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000gbeg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 54.8788° East, latitude 27.6263° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 00:29:51 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/07/18 / 2018-07-22 20:59:51 / July 22, 2018 @ 8:59 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gerāsh (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 53 km E of Lar, Iran.
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