A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Mehran in Iran. Id of earthquake: us2000hj50. Event ids that are associated: us2000hj50. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/09/18 / 2018-09-23 22:17:55 / September 23, 2018 @ 10:17 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:17:55 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 45.8688 East, latitude 32.9476 North, depth = 15.26 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.26 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Al Kūt (c. 315 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from (c. 78 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Al ‘Azīzīyah (c. 44 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mehrān (c. 11 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Īlām, , Al ‘Azīzīyah (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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