A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Farsan in Iran. The temblor was reported at 06:12:49 / 6:12 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000h5g4. Event ids that are associated: us1000h5g4. Global time and date of event 02/10/18 / 2018-10-02 02:42:49 / October 2, 2018 @ 2:42 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 50.527° East, 31.8586° North, depth 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Borūjen, Farrokh Shahr, Shahrekord. Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Shahrekord (c. 129 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Borūjen (c. 52 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Farrokh Shahr (c. 32 400 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Fārsān (c. 25 100 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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