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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Ravar in Iran

Earthquake location 30.8446S, 57.2132WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Ravar in Iran. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 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). Exact location of earthquake, 57.2132° East, 30.8446° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003c07. Unique identifier: us70003c07. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/04/19 / 2019-04-16 22:43:50 / April 16, 2019 @ 10:43 pm. The temblor was reported at 02:13:50 / 2:13 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Kermān, Zarand. The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 60 km SE of Ravar, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 57.2132° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 30.8446° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60km SE of Ravar, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-16 22:43:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-27 02:57:57 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 246 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 5.521 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 us70003c07 Id of event.
Event Code 70003c07 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003c07, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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