A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Yasuj in Iran. The temblor was detected at 12:13:02 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hj9r. Id of event: us2000hj9r. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/09/18 / 2018-09-24 08:43:02 / September 24, 2018 @ 8:43 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 51.1508° East, 30.9011° North.
Epicenter of the event was 49 km (31 miles) from Yasuj (c. 96 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Semīrom (c. 27 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Semīrom, Dogonbadan, Dehdasht (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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