A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Abadeh in Iran. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 04:17:40 / August 28, 2018 @ 4:17 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 52.7795° East, latitude 31.7389° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000gig2. Event ids that are associated: us1000gig2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:47:40 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ābādeh (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from (c. 100 800 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Ābādeh (c. 57 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 65 km N of Abadeh, Iran.
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