A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Gerash in Iran on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 53.7433 East, latitude 27.155 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hva5. Id of event: us1000hva5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/18 / 2018-11-22 02:11:52 / November 22, 2018 @ 2:11 am UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:41:52 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kīsh (c. 20 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kīsh, Gerāsh.
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 ten 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. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 68 km SW of Gerash, Iran.
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