A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Dehloran in Iran on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/12/18 / 2018-12-24 04:58:48 / December 24, 2018 @ 4:58 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000iwzv. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000iwzv. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 47.5704° East, 32.7376° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 08:28:48 / 8:28 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kūhdasht, ‘Alī al Gharbī, Shūsh. Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Kūhdasht (c. 100 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Shūsh (c. 52 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Dehlorān (c. 46 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Darreh Shahr (c. 25 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from ‘Alī al Gharbī (c. 19 700 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Ābdānān (c. 19 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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