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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Zarand in Iran

Earthquake location 31.0457S, 56.6443WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Zarand in Iran on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 07:08:27 / June 15, 2019 @ 7:08 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000412d. Id of event: us6000412d. The temblor was picked up at 10:38:27 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 56.6443 East, latitude 31.0457 North, depth = 10 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Rafsanjān (c. 147 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rafsanjān, Kermān, Rāvar (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 26 km NNE of Zarand, Iran.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 56.6443° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.0457° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km NNE of Zarand, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-15 07:08:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-16 05:10:58 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 298 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 5.776 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86 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 us6000412d Id of event.
Event Code 6000412d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000412d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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