A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 105 km ESE of Birjand, Iran (65 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, 60.1697° East, 32.3575° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:49:15 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jmh5. Id of event: us1000jmh5. Global time and date of event 27/03/19 / 2019-03-27 16:19:15 / March 27, 2019 @ 4:19 pm UTC/GMT.
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 one 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 105 km ESE of Birjand, Iran.
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