A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, western Iran kilometers (0 miles) from western Iran. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/07/18 / 2018-07-28 18:00:51 / July 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm. Unique identifier: us2000gg8r. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000gg8r. Exact location of event, longitude 47.6475 East, latitude 33.4389 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:00:51 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Harsīn, Dehlorān, Nūrābād. Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Khorramābād (c. 329 800 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Kūhdasht (c. 100 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 73 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Harsīn (c. 57 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Dehlorān (c. 46 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Aleshtar (c. 27 700 pop).
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 nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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