A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 162 km WSW of Gerash, Iran (101 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude 52.5693° East, latitude 27.235° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000i6w5. Event ids that are associated: us2000i6w5. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/11/18 / 2018-11-05 04:46:15 / November 5, 2018 @ 4:46 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 08:16:15 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 162 km WSW of Gerash, Iran.
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