A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Abdanan in Iran on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/19 / 2019-02-27 05:42:54 / February 27, 2019 @ 5:42 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 47.6153° East, latitude 33.1217° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jpei. Id of event: us2000jpei. The temblor was reported at 09:12:54 / 9:12 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Khorramābād (c. 329 800 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Kūhdasht (c. 100 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Dehlorān (c. 46 000 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Darreh Shahr (c. 25 000 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Ābdānān (c. 19 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khorramābād, Dehlorān, Kūhdasht (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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