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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near southern Iran

Earthquake location 29.3843S, 51.6465WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, southern Iran kilometers (0 miles) from southern Iran. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003enk. Unique identifier: us70003enk. Exact location of event, longitude 51.6465 East, latitude 29.3843 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 21/04/19 / 2019-04-21 13:33:04 / April 21, 2019 @ 1:33 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:33:04 / 1:33 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bandar-e Būshehr, Shiraz, Nūrābād. Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Shiraz (c. 1 249 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Bandar-e Būshehr (c. 165 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: southern Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 51.6465° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.3843° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place southern Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-21 13:33:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-30 18:18:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 284 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 6.001 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 88 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 us70003enk Id of event.
Event Code 70003enk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003enk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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