A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Gerash in Iran on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 54.2267° East, 27.1808° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/08/18 / 2018-08-23 11:10:49 / August 23, 2018 @ 11:10 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:40:49 / 2:40 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000gfzp. Event ids that are associated: us1000gfzp.
Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kīsh, Gerāsh. Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kīsh (c. 20 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km S of Gerash, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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