A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Mehran in Iran on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 46.5098° East, 33.1865° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 23:32:50 / 11:32 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003829. Id of event: us70003829. Global time and date of event 17/04/19 / 2019-04-17 20:02:50 / April 17, 2019 @ 8:02 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Dehlorān (c. 46 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Darreh Shahr (c. 25 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from ‘Alī al Gharbī (c. 19 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ābdānān (c. 19 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Mehrān (c. 11 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dehlorān, Ābdānān, ‘Alī al Gharbī (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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