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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Shari-i-Tajan in Iran

Earthquake location 36.4602S, 53.0613WA 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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km S of Shari-i-Tajan, Iran.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 53.0613° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4602° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km S of Shari-i-Tajan, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-27 09:25:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-27 09:55:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 271 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 6.115 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 106 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 us1000h36e Id of event.
Event Code 1000h36e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000h36e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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