A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Semirom in Iran on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 16/09/19 / 2019-09-16 12:57:00 / September 16, 2019 @ 12:57 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 16:27:00 / 4:27 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70005h11. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005h11. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude 51.358° East, latitude 31.3258° North, depth = 35 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dehdasht, , Yasuj. Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from (c. 100 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Yasuj (c. 96 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Borūjen (c. 52 700 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Semīrom (c. 27 200 pop). 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 22 km WSW of Semirom, Iran.
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