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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Abdanan in Iran

Earthquake location 33.1217S, 47.6153WA 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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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. 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: 23 km NE of Abdanan, Iran.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 47.6153° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1217° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km NE of Abdanan, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-27 05:42:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-27 14:32:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.536 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000jpei Id of event.
Event Code 2000jpei An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jpei, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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