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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag was detected near Do Gonbadan in Iran

Earthquake location 30.6294S, 50.8546WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Do Gonbadan in Iran on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.22 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:21:21 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us600050lk. Unique identifier: us600050lk. Exact location of earthquake, 50.8546° East, 30.6294° North, depth 41.22 km. Global time and date of event 04/08/19 / 2019-08-04 19:51:21 / August 4, 2019 @ 7:51 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Yasuj (c. 96 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Behbahān (c. 79 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Aghajari (c. 21 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aghajari, Nūrābād, Yasuj.

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 30 km N of Do Gonbadan, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 50.8546° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 30.6294° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km N of Do Gonbadan, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-04 19:51:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-04 20:09:03 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 432 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 18.278 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 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 us600050lk Id of event.
Event Code 600050lk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600050lk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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