A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Shari-i-Tajan in Iran on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h36e. Id of event: us1000h36e. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:55:40 / 12:55 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/09/18 / 2018-09-27 09:25:40 / September 27, 2018 @ 9:25 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 53.0613 East, latitude 36.4602 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mahdishahr, Āmol, Fereydūnkenār (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Sari (c. 255 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Bābol (c. 202 800 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Āmol (c. 199 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Behshahr (c. 93 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Nekā (c. 48 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Bābolsar (c. 48 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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