A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Behbahan in Iran. Global time and date of event 28/08/19 / 2019-08-28 22:45:00 / August 28, 2019 @ 10:45 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 50.1244° East, latitude 30.8691° North, depth = 10 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:15:00 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70005bjg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005bjg. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Behbahān (c. 79 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Omīdīyeh (c. 47 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Rāmhormoz (c. 38 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Aghajari (c. 21 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dogonbadan, Rāmshīr, Rāmhormoz (min 5000 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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