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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Abdanan in Iran

Earthquake location 32.9317S, 47.4934WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Abdanan in Iran. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:15:27 / 8:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 47.4934 East, latitude 32.9317 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/19 / 2019-02-27 16:45:27 / February 27, 2019 @ 4:45 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000jcdy. Event ids that are associated: us1000jcdy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kūhdasht, Dehlorān, Darreh Shahr. Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Kūhdasht (c. 100 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Dehlorān (c. 46 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Darreh Shahr (c. 25 000 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Ābdānān (c. 19 400 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km SE of Abdanan, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 47.4934° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.9317° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km SE 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 16:45:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-15 02:30:10 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 259 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 2.63 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us1000jcdy Id of event.
Event Code 1000jcdy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jcdy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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