A 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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