A 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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