A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Damghan in Iran. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/07/19 / 2019-07-04 06:24:55 / July 4, 2019 @ 6:24 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700049ti. Id of event: us700049ti. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 54.3611 East, latitude 36.2133 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:54:55 / 9:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Behshahr, Gorgān, Shahrud (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Gorgān (c. 244 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Shahrud (c. 131 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Behshahr (c. 93 500 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Dāmghān (c. 67 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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