A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Ramhormoz in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/10/18 / 2018-10-07 14:25:23 / October 7, 2018 @ 2:25 pm. The temblor was reported at 17:55:23 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 49.9612° East, latitude 31.3197° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hb40. Id of event: us1000hb40.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Masjed Soleymān, Behbahān, Dehdasht (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Behbahān (c. 79 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Omīdīyeh (c. 47 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Rāmhormoz (c. 38 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Aghajari (c. 21 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Rāmshīr (c. 19 500 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km E of Ramhormoz, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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