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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Masjed Soleyman in Iran

Earthquake location 32.4516S, 49.648WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Masjed Soleyman in Iran on Saturday. Unique identifier: us70005tq5. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005tq5. Exact location of event, longitude 49.648 East, latitude 32.4516 North, depth = 35.81 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/10/19 / 2019-10-12 17:21:27 / October 12, 2019 @ 5:21 pm. The temblor was reported at 20:51:27 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.81 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Fārsān (c. 25 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Fareydūnshahr (c. 11 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fārsān, Shūshtar, Fareydūnshahr (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 65 km NNE of Masjed Soleyman, Iran.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 49.648° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.4516° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 65km NNE of Masjed Soleyman, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-12 17:21:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-12 17:33:28 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 340 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 4.214 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 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 us70005tq5 Id of event.
Event Code 70005tq5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005tq5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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