A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Gerash in Iran on Friday. The earthquake was roughly 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). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/19 / 2019-06-28 09:08:56 / June 28, 2019 @ 9:08 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 53.192 East, latitude 27.6059 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us700046gt. Unique identifier: us700046gt. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:38:56 / 12:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gerāsh. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 93 km W of Gerash, Iran.
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