A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Yasuj in Iran. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:45:09 / 12:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/01/19 / 2019-01-19 21:15:09 / January 19, 2019 @ 9:15 pm. Exact location, longitude 51.3465° East, latitude 30.7459° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j6g7. Unique identifier: us2000j6g7.
Event epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Yasuj (c. 96 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Semīrom (c. 27 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Semīrom, Dehdasht, Nūrābād (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twelve 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 24 km WNW of Yasuj, Iran.
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