A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Bojnurd in Iran. Exact location, longitude 57.259° East, latitude 37.8842° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 23:29:35 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70003609. Event ids that are associated: us70003609. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/04/19 / 2019-04-14 19:59:35 / April 14, 2019 @ 7:59 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Bojnūrd (c. 192 000 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Esfarāyen (c. 59 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Abadan (c. 39 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Baharly (c. 23 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Esfarāyen, Abadan, Baharly.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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