A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Masjed Soleyman in Iran. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:15:57 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/06/19 / 2019-06-12 00:45:57 / June 12, 2019 @ 12:45 am. Exact location, longitude 49.7927° East, latitude 31.9701° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70003ydd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003ydd.
Epicenter of the event was 46 km (29 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Rāmhormoz (c. 38 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Fārsān (c. 25 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shūshtar, Fārsān, Rāmhormoz (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 46 km E of Masjed Soleyman, Iran.
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