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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Juybar in Iran

Earthquake location 36.763S, 53.0913WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Juybar in Iran on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us2000hiti. Event ids that are associated: us2000hiti. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:04:44 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 53.0913 East, latitude 36.763 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/18 / 2018-09-22 22:34:44 / September 22, 2018 @ 10:34 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Sari (c. 255 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Bābol (c. 202 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Āmol (c. 199 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Behshahr (c. 93 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Nekā (c. 48 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Bābolsar (c. 48 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Fereydūnkenār (c. 34 100 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Āmol, Fereydūnkenār, Bābol.

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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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: 20 km NE of Juybar, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 53.0913° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.763° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km NE of Juybar, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-22 22:34:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-22 22:53:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 341 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 6.265 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 88 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000hiti Id of event.
Event Code 2000hiti An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000hiti, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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