A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Javanrud in Iran on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 08:25:03 / August 26, 2018 @ 8:25 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000ghj8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ghj8. Exact location, longitude 46.3146° East, latitude 34.6226° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:55:03 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kermānshāh, Kahrīz, . The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Kahrīz (c. 766 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kermānshāh (c. 621 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Kāmyārān (c. 61 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from (c. 57 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (c. 51 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Javānrūd (c. 38 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 26 km SW of Javanrud, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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