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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Kuhdasht in Iran

Earthquake location 33.2828S, 47.5218WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Kuhdasht in Iran. The temblor was picked up at 04:05:31 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/19 / 2019-09-26 00:35:31 / September 26, 2019 @ 12:35 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 47.5218° East, 33.2828° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005lg5. Id of event: us70005lg5.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khorramābād, Dehlorān, Ābdānān (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Khorramābād (c. 329 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Kūhdasht (c. 100 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Dehlorān (c. 46 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Darreh Shahr (c. 25 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Ābdānān (c. 19 400 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 eight 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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 29 km SSW of Kuhdasht, Iran.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 47.5218° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2828° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km SSW of Kuhdasht, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-26 00:35:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-26 02:51:06 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 284 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 1.319 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 us70005lg5 Id of event.
Event Code 70005lg5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005lg5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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