A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Khorramabad in Iran. Exact location, longitude 48.5087° East, latitude 33.0131° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:16:58 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i62p. Id of event: us2000i62p. Global time and date of event 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 13:46:58 / October 29, 2018 @ 1:46 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aznā, Khorramābād (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Khorramābād (c. 329 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Aznā (c. 47 500 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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